Found January 31, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Tony Sanchez
Tony Sanchez, the Pirates' top catcher prospect, again in hot water with the team after sustaining a broken jaw in a bar brawl.

Prospect's jaw broken in bar fight

According to reports, Tony Sanchez, a 23-year-old Pirates prospect at catcher, was involved in a bar fight about three months ago which resulted in him getting his jaw broken.

Bar news: Tony Sanchez and Budweiser

Both these news bits are a day or so old, but since things continue to be slow I figured I’d put them up here anyway in case you missed them. Tony Sanchez broke his jaw in a bar fight earlier this offseason. He is apparently fully healthy now, but suffered an enormous setback in his development over the past two years mainly because of a broken jaw in 2010. Another round can...

Tony Sanchez broke jaw during offseason

Here’s the link to the story by Rob Biertempfel of the Trib. I am not quite sure how I feel about this news. Obviously it’s not good when your former first round pick, who is coming off a disappointing season because of breaking his jaw in 2010 goes and breaks his jaw again. And it also isn’t good when the reason for breaking his jaw this time is because he ended up on the...

Tony Sanchez Broke Jaw Over Off-Season

Rob Biertempfel of the Trib is reporting that Pittsburgh Pirates catching prospect Tony Sanchez broke his jaw over the off-season in a bar room fight. Biertempfel reports that the incident happened during the Florida Instructional Leagues. Sanchez had his jaw broken in 2010 after being hit with a pitch in Bradenton. That required his jaw to be wired shut for three months. This injury...

Tony Sanchez broke his jaw again last fall

Rob Biertempfel is reporting at the Trib this morning that Tony Sanchez broke his bar in a jaw fight about three months ago while playing in the Florida Instructional League. He also notes that Sanchez appeared fine at minicamp three weeks ago. The math in this case would appear to indicate that Sanchez's broken jaw is less serious this time around, though being allowed to attend...

Report: Pirates' Sanchez part of October scuffle

Tony Sanchez's offseason got off to a troubling start, according to a published report that the Pirates' top pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft suffered a broken jaw in a barroom scuffle.

Pirates catching prospect Tony Sanchez injured in offseason bar brawl

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