Astros Choose Santana To Complete Pence Trade

The Astros have selected outfield prospect Domingo Santana from the Phillies as the player to be named later to complete the Hunter Pence trade, tweets Alyson Footer. The Astros had previously acquired prospects Jarred Cosart, Jonathan Singleton, and Josh Zeid from the Phillies for Pence and $2MM on July 29th.

Santana, 19, is hitting .269/.345/.434 in 391 Low-A plate appearances this year while playing right field and DH.  Baseball America ranked him ninth among Phillies prospects prior to the season, praising his athleticism and raw power.


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