- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) - Minnesota Twins center fielder Danny Santana will likely miss the remainder of the season with an injured left shoulder.

Santana got hurt on Sunday in Toronto when he collided with teammate Robbie Grossman while trying to make a catch. The team placed him on the disabled list Monday. He was sent back to Minneapolis for tests, which revealed a Grade 2 sprain.

Manager Paul Molitor said before Wednesday’s game that Santana will need more than a month to recover, so the team is leaning toward shutting him down for the final month.

A switch-hitter, Santana batting .240 with two homers, 14 RBIs and 12 steals this season.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide