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TONY SANCHEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Game called early due to rain, Twins lose to Pirates

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The game was called in the top of the eighth inning. Both Pirates homers came off Trevor May, who was making his final bid to open the season in the big league rotation. May was lifted after 4 2/3 innings, having...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Polanco, Sanchez HR, Pirates top Twins in rain

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The game was called in the top of the eighth inning. Both Pirates homers came off Trevor May, who was making his final bid to open the season in the big league rotation. May was lifted after 4 2-3 innings, having allowed...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tony Sanchez Will Make the Pirates Roster Due to Chris Stewart Injury

This isn’t really a big surprise, but Clint Hurdle announced today to the media that Tony Sanchez is on the team, due to Chris Stewart’s hamstring injury. The Pirates announced earlier this week that Stewart would need about two weeks off, which would have pushed him up to the start of the season. He will probably need some rehab time after that to get built up for the season...
Via Pirates Prospects
8 days ago  |  Discuss

First Pitch: Can Tony Sanchez Win a Spot on the Major League Roster?

Tony Sanchez has been impressive this Spring. It’s not so much the hitting, which continued tonight with a two-run homer. The hitting has been there the last few years, showing some positive signs, and some flashes of opposite field power like he displayed against the Tigers. The impressive thing has been his defense, and specifically his throwing. Pete Ellis wrote a great article...
Via Pirates Prospects
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Neal Huntington on Taillon’s Rehab, Diaz vs Sanchez, the Versatile Bench, Bullpen Battle

Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington met with the media today at McKechnie Field to discuss today’s cuts and other Spring Training topics. For his comments on the five players who were cut, check out my article from earlier. One big topic was Jameson Taillon’s rehab from Tommy John surgery. Taillon threw his first live batting practice yesterday, facing live hitters...
Via Pirates Prospects
14 days ago  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Benefits of Tony Sanchez Playing Winter Ball

Tony Sanchez will play in the Dominicans this upcoming winter, as Pete Ellis reported. Sanchez played 81 games in Triple-A this year, hitting .235 with a .758 OPS. He’s also played 25 games for the Pirates, amounting a .275 average and .669 OPS. In all, it was an inconsistent year for Sanchez at the plate, and the Pirates would like to see him make improvements in his approach...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 20, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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