Santiago, who went 0-6 with a 5.19 earned-run average in his first seven starts, was called up to replace the injured
The left-hander will have at least two more starts until Skaggs returns from a strained right hamstring, and if Santiago pitches well, he could retain his rotation spot, with right-hander
The game in a
Santiago, then with the
Santiago did little to dispel the notion that he forgot to hit, and that's how the incident was portrayed by several media outlets, but there was more to the story.
“I threw a changeup to
Harvey, who took a perfect game into the seventh inning that day, got two quick outs in the sixth, and as Santiago finished up in the trainer's room he heard someone screaming his name and saying that he was up next.
“I ran through the tunnel — it’s a really long tunnel from the clubhouse to the dugout there — got to the dugout, grabbed what I thought was my bat, and it was
"I got up to the plate and the umpire and the catcher both asked what happened. I told them I just forgot. A lot of people asked if I was in the bathroom."
Santiago, who will pitch in a nationally televised