Mets claim RHP Antonio Santos

November 24th, 2021

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 24, 2021 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has claimed right-handed pitcher Antonio Santos off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. 

Santos, 25, appeared in seven games with the Rockies in 2021, going 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA (six earned runs/11.1 innings) with five walks and 10 strikeouts.

The native of the Dominican Republic has appeared in 10 career games since making his major league debut with the Rockies in 2020. He is 0-2 with an 8.83 ERA (17 earned runs/17.1 innings) with nine walks and 14 strikeouts.

In 135 games (102 starts) across six years in the minor leagues, Santos is 27-43 with a 4.83 ERA (319 earned runs/594.2 innings) with 133 walks and 497 strikeouts. He was originally signed by the Rockies as non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2015.