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Santiago Roman Espinal, a Dominican professional baseball infielder with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball, was born on November 13, 1994.

He was selected in the 10th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Boston Red Sox.

The Boston Red Sox selected Espinal in the 10th round, 298th overall, of the 2016 MLB draft.

In 2016, Espinal hit.244/.330/.267 with 10 runs batted in for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox (RBI).

In 2017, he hit.280/.334/.358 with four home runs and 46 RBI for the Class-A Greenville Drive. Espinal began the 2018 season with the Salem Red Sox of the Advanced-A level.

Espinal was sent to the Toronto Blue Jays on June 28, 2018, for Steve Pearce and monetary considerations.

Espinal hit.297/.356/.444 with 10 home runs and 60 RBI between the Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays and the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats in 2018, splitting the season between the two organizations and Salem.

Following the 2018 season, he joined the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League (AFL).

Espinal batted.311/.376/.405 in 92 games in 2021, with 2 home runs, 17 RBIs, and 6 stolen bases. With 16 total zone runs and a 3.13 range factor, he topped all qualifying AL third basemen.

What is Santiago Espinal Nationality


Espinal was born and raised in the Dominican Republic until he moved to the United States at the age of thirteen. He spent four years at Lyman High School in Longwood, Florida.

He subsequently relocated to New York, where he attended Penn Foster High School and graduated. Espinal attended Florida’s Seminole State Collegiate and later a scholarship to Miami Dade College, where he played college baseball in 2016.

Where did Santiago Espinal come from?

Dominican Republic

Santiago Espinal was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. He moved from the Dominican Republic when he was thirteen years old.

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