The Book on Santos Saldivar
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Santos Saldivar / RHP, FA
Pasadena, TX, USA
1237 | 5/19/2016
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (3/24/2017): #486
MiLB.com Season Preview: Unranked or n/a
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ESPN: Unranked or n/a
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2016: Unranked or n/a
Baseball Prospectus: Unranked or n/a
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
A college pitcher who rose to attention in 2015, righthander Santos Saldivar broke Jose DeLeon's Southern University single-season strikeout record with 115. A slightly-built strike-thrower with a reputation for guts and toughness, Saldivar went undrafted in 2015, probably due to his size, but he remains on the fringes of professional baseball. With a solid mix of four pitches headlined by a low-90's fastball, he's likely to show up sooner or later, especially if his work ethic is as good as scouts say.
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News and Notes
5/19/2016 by KDaddy
Apparently we're not the only ones who loved Lindbergh and Miller's book. The Brewers clearly read it, and have responded by signing free agent pitcher Santos Saldivar, a college ace who went undrafted due to size and durability concerns. Saldivar last pitched in the independent Pacific Association for the Sonoma Stompers, where he racked up a 2.05 ERA in five starts and eight relief appearances, striking out 58 hitters in 48 innings.