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Santana nursing shoulder injury

After being forced to sit out the entire 2006 season with a shoulder injury, catcher Cristian Santana finally got on the field this past summer. The 18-year-old batted .306 with nine doubles and four home runs in 121 at-bats between the Rookie and short-season Class-A levels. Lone Star Dugout recently caught up with the prospect for a question-and-answer session.

Catcher Cristian Santana was one of the first position players to sign with the Rangers after they revitalized their Latin American efforts a few years ago. The native of the Dominican Republic initially signed in 2005, but he was unable to make his professional debut until this past summer. Santana was forced to miss the entire 2006 season after undergoing labrum surgery on his right shoulder... Recommended Stories

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