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Domingo Santana, 27, was non-tendered by the Seattle Mariners after they picked him up from the Brewers in a trade last offseason. He was projected to make $4.4 million in his second arbitration eligible year this offseason so he could provide the Rockies with a relatively cheap, power bat in the outfield.
In 2019, he hit 21 home runs and had 69 RBI with a .253/.329/.441 slash line with an OPS+ of 108. In 2017 (the only other MLB season in which he has played in 100+ MLB games), he hit 30 home runs and had 85 RBI with a .278/.371/.505 slash line and a 126 OPS+.
His problem is defense as in 2019, he had -17 fDRS and -5 fDRS in 2017 but he also had 6 fDRS in 2018 (the numbers are the same with Baseball Reference too) so his defense is a bit inconsistent.
Also, he is more of a corner outfielder so he is not a great fit for the Rockies but, like Shaw, he could be a good powerful bench or platoon option.
Unlike some of the others previously mentioned, the Rockies do need to improve at first base and C.J. Cron could help with that.
He was non-tendered by the Twins after hitting 25 home runs and 78 RBI with a slash line of .253/.311/.469, which amounted to a 103 OPS+. In 2018, with the Tampa Bay Rays, Cron hit 30 homers and had 74 RBI with a slash of .253/.323/.493 and an OPS+ of 123.
Defensively, in the past four seasons, he had 7 fDRS so he is also a slightly above average fielder.
MLBTR projected him to make $7.7 million next year in his last arbitration eligible year so he would be bit more expensive.
Tomorrow, we will go over some of the pitchers that were non-tendered that the Rockies could be interested in.