Ervin Santana facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsErvin Santana
Santana with the Minnesota Twins in 2016
|Kansas City Royals – No. 54|
|Born: December 12, 1982
San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
|May 17, 2005, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
(through July 1, 2021)
|Earned run average||4.11|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ervin Ramon Santana (born Johan Ramon Santana; December 12, 1982) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Royals, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, and Chicago White Sox. Santana is a two-time All-Star, and he threw a no-hitter with the Angels in 2011.
Santana was born Johan Ramon Santana, and used that name until 2003. He changed his name to avoid having the same name as Venezuelan pitching star Johan Santana. According to Santana, "I just came up with Ervin... Ervin Santana, that sounds good."
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