Pirates release former top prospect Tony Sanchez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially cut ties with catcher Tony Sanchez.On Wednesday, the Pirates released Sanchez, a former top prospect who was designated for assignment last week to make room for newly acquired pitcher Neftali Feliz on the 40-man roster.According to multiple outlets, Sanchez is now a free agent after receiving an unconditional release from the Pirates.Selected...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates DFA former first-round pick Tony Sanchez

The Pittsburgh Pirates made an acquisition on Wednesday, which proved to be bad news for former top prospect Tony Sanchez.In conjunction with the Pirates' acquisition of reliever Neftali Feliz, they designated their 2009 first-round pick Tony Sanchez for assignment to make room for Feliz on the 40-man roster.Sanchez, who was drafted with Pittsburgh's fourth-overall pick in 2009,...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UNLV's Tony Sanchez signs 9 junior college players

LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV coach Tony Sanchez has gone the JUCO route to fill some immediate needs. The first-year Rebels coach signed nine junior college players during the early signing period Wednesday, believed to be the most in program history The group includes former Nebraska quarterback Johnny Stanton, who played at Saddleback College last season, along with linebackers Brian...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UNLV coach Tony Sanchez cursed out UCLA for passing late (Video)

No controversy has come out of it, but it was pretty clear that UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez was ticked at the disrespect by UCLA during Saturday night’s matchup between the teams. UCLA was up 37-0 in the fourth quarter and decided to put backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel and some other backups into the game to get work. Rather than simply running out the clock, the Bruins had...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UNLV to hire high school coach Tony Sanchez

UNLV is turning to the high school ranks to try fixing their football program. Both Sports Illustrated and the Las Vegas Review Journal report that the Rebels will hire Tony Sanchez as their next head football coach. Sanchez has coached at local powerhouse Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas for the past six seasons,...Read More
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates option Tony Sanchez to Indianapolis

Tony Sanchez bats during a spring training game The Pittsburgh Pirates activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and optioned Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. This has some Pirates fans debating the move. Pittsburgh’s offensive woes continue 18 games into the season. One night they put up 11 runs and the next they leave bases loaded twice in...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Stewart comes off DL, Tony Sanchez to Indy

The @Pirates reinstate C Chris Stewart from the 15-day DL; option C Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. — MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) April 19, 2014 New Pirates catcher Chris Stewart has finished his rehab in the minors and has joined the team, meaning Tony Sanchez is headed back to Indianapolis to play every day. When Stewart was acquired, I wasn’t a fan of the move...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pirates need to keep Tony Sanchez in the majors

The Pirates need to keep Tony Sanchez in the MLB and not relegate him back to Indianapolis. It has been rumored that the Pirates have plans to send Sanchez back to AAA once off-season acquisition Chris Stewart is healthy. Stewart is on the mend from a knee injury that he suffered in spring training and he has finally made his way to AAA Indianapolis. However Sanchez has looked solid...
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez to use ‘Let it Go’ from ‘Frozen’ as at-bat music

Pittsburgh Pirates backup catcher Tony Sanchez has picked one of the more peculiar songs in recent memory as one of the songs he will use when he steps to the plate this season” “Let it Go,” the Oscar winner for “Best Original Song” from the Disney smash, “Frozen.” He’s one with the wind and sky, […] The post Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez to use ‘Let it Go’ from...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Sanchez to use 'Let It Go' as walk-up song this season

Pirates catcher has a soft spot for the theme from 'Frozen.'
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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