at a glance
Age: 32 (born Dec. 12, 1982 in Romana, Dominican Republic)
Height, weight: 6-2, 185
Signed: Amateur free agent by Angels in 2000.
Career record: 119-100, 4.17 ERA with the Angels, Royals and Braves. The Twins will be his fourth major league team in as many seasons after he spent his first eight years in the majors with the Angels.
Durable: Santana has thrown more than 195 innings six times, and has logged at least 178 innings each of the last five seasons.