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GABY SANCHEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

First Pitch: No Clear Answers For the Pirates at First Base

A few weeks ago I wrote about the first base platoon, asking which players should stick around for the platoon in 2015. The Pittsburgh Pirates saw all of their internal options have down years in 2014, with Ike Davis, Gaby Sanchez, and Pedro Alvarez all struggling at the plate. Based on the career numbers, a platoon of Davis and Sanchez would be the best internal option. However...
Via Pirates Prospects
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates fan dives over tarp to snag foul ball (Video)

A Pittsburgh Pirates fan in the front row dove over the tarp to snag himself a foul ball during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against St. Louis.It happened when Pirates batter Gaby Sanchez hit a grounder into foul territory down the third base side. The fan leaped over the tarp and snagged the foul ball with his glove, falling onto the field into the process. Normally...
Via Holdout Sports
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates acquire Chris McGuiness

Chris McGuiness (Photo Courtesy of Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America) The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired first baseman Chris McGuiness from Texas in exchange for right-hander Miles Mikolas on Monday. Mikolas came over from the San Diego Padres in November along side outfielder Jaff Decker in exchange for Alex Dickerson. The Rangers had designated McGuiness on Friday, to make...
Via isportsweb.com
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Offseason fact check

Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug; opening image credit nydailynews) 1.  $47.5MM/$69.0MM (MM = million).  Current and estimated overall payroll for the 2014 Pirates, according to baseball-reference.com at this point in the offseason.  The $69MM team payroll would rank 5th lowest in baseball to begin the 2014 season, if no significant additional free agents are added to the roster...
Via isportsweb.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Gaby Sanchez Available?

Is Gaby Sanchez really available? Ever since the New York Yankees lost Mark Teixeira, there have been plenty of rumors connecting the Pirates to the Yankees. Most of those rumors seem to be of the message board type. One team has a need, the other team has a strength in that area, so they match up. In this case, the Pirates have a strength, the Yankees have a need, and baseball doesn’t...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins recall first baseman Sanchez from AAA

MIAMI (AP) -- Miami Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez has been recalled from Triple-A New Orleans and is back in the lineup. Sanchez was batting .197 with one home run in 36 games when he was demoted May 19. He was recalled before Sunday's game against Tampa Bay and was batting sixth. In 19 games with New Orleans, Sanchez hit .310 with three home runs and 10 RBIs. "I...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins send Sanchez send down to Triple-A

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Miami first baseman Gaby Sanchez has been sent to the minors, a year after he was on the NL All-Star team. The Marlins announced Sanchez had been optioned to Triple-A New Orleans after their 2-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Sanchez went 0 for 3, dropping his average to .197. He has one homer and 11 RBIs. The Marlins were counting on Sanchez, who hit .266 with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins option 1B Gaby Sanchez to minors

Miami first baseman Gaby Sanchez has been sent to the minors, a year after he was on the NL All-Star team. The Marlins announced Sanchez had been optioned to Triple-A New Orleans after their 2-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Sanchez went 0 for 3, dropping his average to .197. He has one homer and 11 RBIs. The Marlins were counting on Sanchez, who hit .266 with 19 homers and 78...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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