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Braves sign Anibal Sanchez to minor league contract

The Braves have signed the veteran right-hander in an attempt to bolster their depth. The Braves announced this morning that the club has signed long-time Detroit Tiger pitcher Anibal Sanchez to a minor league contract. Sanchez is most likely to be minor league depth in case of an injury. He has regressed in a big way the last three seasons. After posting 5 consecutive seasons of...
Via Talking Chop
3 days ago

Report: Braves sign Anibal Sanchez

The Braves announced that they’ve signed right-hander Anibal Sanchez to a minor league contract and invited him to Major League camp for the remainder of Spring Training. The veteran Sanchez, a client of agent Gene Mato, had previously been in camp with the Twins on a non-guaranteed deal but was cut loose when Minnesota’s signing of Lance Lynn ended his bid for a rotation spot. Mike...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins cut RHP Sanchez to make room for Lynn

Less than a month after he joined the Twins, right-hander Anibal Sanchez has been released following the reporting signing of Lance Lynn.
8 days ago

Report: Twins closing in on a deal with Lance Lynn

Fresh off a surprising playoff appearance last season, the small-market Minnesota Twins have been surprisingly active this winter.This looks like it’s going to continue with the signing of veteran starting pitcher Lance Lynn, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Lynn, 30, pitched to an 11-8 record with a 3.43 ERA and 1.23 WHIP for the St. Louis Cardinals last season. The former...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: What to make of the Anibal Sanchez signing

The Minnesota Twins have finally added a starting pitcher, signing Anibal Sanchez to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. Sanchez has the potential to make up to $2.5 million more with incentives. However, the contract is non-guaranteed. It will only become guaranteed if Sanchez makes the Twins out of spring training. This signing comes after the Twins missed out on top free agent...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Breaking down the Anibal Sanchez signing

The Minnesota Twins surprised many on Friday by reportedly adding right-hander Anibal Sanchez to a growing list of options to fill out the starting rotation early in the season. The deal is almost entirely incentive based, meaning that Sanchez will only receive the reported agreement of $2.5 million if he makes the big league roster out of spring training, with other incentives in...
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Twins to sign Anibal Sanchez

The Twins have reached agreement on a contract with veteran righty Anibal Sanchez, per Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (Twitter links). Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN noted the connection on Twitter earlier this afternoon.Sanchez will receive a $2.5MM guarantee in the arrangement, per Heyman. He’ll also have the ability to double his salary through incentives. The Twins have reached agreement...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Anibal Sanchez called up, will start against Seattle

In a surprising move, the Detroit Tigers have decided to call up Anibal Sanchez, who will start Monday in Seattle. The move comes as a surprise because of Sanchez’s struggles this season. In his time in the majors, Sanchez held a 9.00 earned run average, 2.05 WHIP, while striking out 22 in 21 innings. Sanchez’s minor league stats aren’t impressive either. He is 0-2 with a 4.60 earned...
June 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Anibal Sanchez to the bullpen

At the midpoint of Spring Training, veteran right hander Anibal Sanchez’s career seemed to be hanging in limbo. He struggled in nearly every outing of the 2015 and 2016 seasons and his performances were in decline as Grapefruit League play began. Part way through Spring Training after working with pitching coach Rich Dubee, Sanchez unveiled a tweaked arm angle and delivery. These...
March 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Back to the bullpen for Tigers' Anibal Sanchez

DETROIT (AP) -- Anibal Sanchez is heading back to the bullpen for the Detroit Tigers. Manager Brad Ausmus says the Tigers will use Sanchez in relief after he returned to the rotation for one start. The right-hander allowed four runs in five innings in a loss to Cleveland on Saturday. Sanchez is 4-8 with a 6.06 ERA this season. Saturday was his first start since May 31, but he was...
Via Associated Press
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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