Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  By DANA WAKIJI  |  Last updated 9/11/13
There were a lot of people who weren't sold on the Tigers re-signing Anibal Sanchez in the offseason. The critics thought that paying Sanchez 80 million over five years was too much. Those same people are probably rethinking that opinion. Sanchez, 29, won his career-best 14th game and career-best seventh straight decision with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night. Sanchez shut out the White Sox over 7 13 innings, allowing five hits while walking four and striking out 10. Sanchez lowered his American League-leading ERA to 2.50. He has 178 strikeouts in 165 23 innings and his WHIP is 1.15. Although he missed a couple of starts because of a right shoulder strain, Sanchez will no doubt be in the Cy Young conversation, along with teammate Max Scherzer, Chicago's Chris Sale, Texas' Yu Darvish and Seattle's FelixHernandez. "Anibal Sanchez is a guy that you do not want to face as a hitter," FOX Sports Detroit analyst Craig Monroe said on the post-game show. "He's one of ...
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