santana at a glance

Age: 24 Ht./wt.: 5-11, 160 pounds

Hometown: Monte Plata, Dominican Republic

Signed: As an amateur free agent in 2007.

First impression: Batted .319 with seven homers and 20 stolen bases in 101 games for the Twins last season.

Minor league stats: .273 with 25 HRs, 118 stolen bases in 548 games.

Question mark: Will he settle in at shortstop, or be called on to fill a gaping hole in center field, like last season?