Found July 31, 2012 on Pirates Prospects:
Ken Rosenthal has the following report, saying Gaby Sanchez could be acquired for Gorkys Hernandez and the competitive balance pick. Source: #Marlins close to sending Gaby Sanchez to #Pirates for OF Gorkys Hernandez and a competitive-balance pick. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2012 More info to come.

The Gaby Sanchez Trade From a Marlins Perspective

Sam Evans writes for Fish Stripes, a Miami Marlins site on the SB Nation network. Sam covers the Marlins prospects for Fish Stripes, and was kind enough to send over his thoughts on the Gaby Sanchez trade, with a look at the struggles from Sanchez this year, as well as more information on minor league reliever Kyle Kaminska. To see my analysis on Gorkys Hernandez, who went to Miami...

Pirates trade Gorkys Hernandez to Marlins for Gaby Sanchez

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching this afternoon, the Pirates sent Gorkys Hernandez and their competitive balance draft pick to the Marlins for Gaby Sanchez and right-handed reliever Kyle Kaminista. Sanchez struggled quite a bit in 50 games with the Marlins this year (.202/.250/.306) and that resulted in a demotion to Triple-A, but prior to this year he posted back-to...

Gaby Sanchez

GABY SANCHEZ FIRST BASEMAN Born: September 2, 1983 Height: 6’1″ Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 4th Round, 126th Overall, 2005 (Marlins) How Acquired: Traded from Marlins College: University of Miami (FL) Agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Sanchez missed his junior year at Miami due to a suspension, but the Marlins...

Bucs get Sanchez and Kaminska from Marlins

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired infielder Gaby Sanchez and minor league pitcher Kyle Kaminska from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and the club’s 2013 Competitive Balance Lottery Selection.

Marlins send 1B Sanchez to Pirates

The Miami Marlins traded first baseman Gaby Sanchez to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Gorkys Hernandez, right-handed reliever Kyle Kaminska and a competitive balance pick, multiple sources reported Tuesday. Sanchez has struggled with a .202 batting average this season and was sent down to the minors July 5 to try to work through those struggles. He hit 19 homers in 2010...

Pirates get Gaby Sanchez from Miami

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired former All-Star first baseman Gaby Sanchez from the Miami Marlins in a deal shortly before the trade deadline. The Pirates also got minor league pitcher Kyle Kaminska on Tuesday for minor league outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and one of baseball's new extra draft picks given to financially weaker teams. The 28-year-old Sanchez was having a...

Marlins trade Gaby Sanchez to the Pirates for Gorkys Hernandez

According to Jim Bowden of ESPNxm, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first baseman Gaby Sanchez in exchange of outfielder Gorkys Hernandez. Sanchez, 28, struggled this year in Miami hitting .202/.250/.306 with 3 HR's and a 48 OPS+ in 196 plate appearances for the Marlins this season. Hernandez, 24, is hitting .083/.154/.237 with a -37 OPS+ in 26 plate appearances with the...

Pirates acquire Gaby Sanchez for Gorkys Hernandez and a draft pick

Source: #Marlins close to sending Gaby Sanchez to #Pirates for OF Gorkys Hernandez and a competitive-balance pick. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2012 Official: Sanchez deal to #Pirates is done. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2012 Here are Sanchez’s numbers. I’ll update later this afternoon with details and thoughts. ©2012 Raise the Jolly Roger. All...

Mets trade dead line update… less then hour to go…

The Mets might have been able to move Tim Byrdak to the Redsox who were looking for a lefty.  No dice since it looks like Breslow is heading to Fenway.  Gaby Sanchez who has had a rough year with some time in the minors for the marlins has been sent to the Pirates.  Cubs and Tigers are working on a deal. No not Dempster,  Soriano might be going to the Tigers while the Cubs still working on

Rosenthal: D’backs Attempting Blockbuster for SP

According to Ken Rosenthal’s latest report, which went up around 3:05 a.m., the Arizona Diamondbacks are “trying to pull off a blockbuster trade for a premier starting pitcher.” Rosenthal mentions that the D’backs have the tools to make such a deal happen. They have Justin Upton. They have young pitchers like Trevor Bauer, Tyler Skaggs and Wade Miley. The connection hasn’t...

Pirates Don’t Seem Alive on Victorino

Ken Rosenthal had the following tweet this morning about the Pittsburgh Pirates and Shane Victorino. Things can change quickly over next 31 hours, but #Pirates did not seem alive on Victorino as of late last night. #Phillies — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 30, 2012 As Rosenthal notes, things could change between now and tomorrow’s deadline. The news is a bit surprising...

Reds bolster bullpen with Jonathan Broxton

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Reds have strengthened their bullpen by picking up Royals closer Jonathan Broxton, the former Dodgers stalwart. Broxton has had a nice rebound year for the Royals after an injury-laden 2011 season, but the the 28-year old isn't the same pitcher he was early on with the Dodgers. Broxton has a career low 6.31 strikeout rate (even lower than...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cubs Have Traded Reed Johnson and Geovany Soto

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Chicago Cubs have traded Reed Johnson and Geovany Soto in separate deals. The destinations are still unknown, but Rosenthal is reporting that the deals too place.     [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Report: Phillies are Interested in Indians RF Shin-Soo Choo as Well

Now Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi have another name the Phillies could be interested in acquiring:  The Indians' Shin-Soo Choo. In their report, the two writers say: But club officials also are exploring deals that will add to the Phillies’ core – hence, the team’s interest in San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley and Cleveland Indians right fielder...
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