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ANIBAL SANCHEZ RUMORS

Anibal becomes American citizen

Amidst the procession of players remembering late Tigers owner Mike Ilitch on Friday, one prominent Tiger was missing. Anibal Sanchez had a good reason, though: He was becoming an American citizen.
Via Tigers.com
1 day ago

Pelfrey, Sanchez not giving way to youth

Anibal Sanchez and Mike Pelfrey are in the final guaranteed seasons of their contracts. And that's about all they're guaranteed. Their struggles with pitches and injuries last year helped lead to Matt Boyd and Daniel Norris finishing the season in the Tigers rotation.
Via Tigers.com
7 days ago

Detroit Tigers: Send Sanchez to the bullpen

For the entire season up to this point, and for all of 2015, Detroit Tigers right hander Anibal Sanchez has struggled to pitch deep into ballgames and rarely gives his team a chance to win. In his past 8 starts this year, the Tigers have lost 7 of them. The calendar is quickly turning to June and the Detroit Tigers need to make a move sooner rather than later. It does not make sense...
Via isportsweb.com
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Tigers' Sanchez throws four no-hit innings in first spring start

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Anibal Sanchez pitched four no-hit innings in his spring debut for the Detroit Tigers in Monday's 4-3 exhibition loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.Sanchez, who had been sidelined by triceps inflammation, gave up a leadoff walk to David Lough and then got 12 straight outs, including a double play and three strikeouts. Sanchez pitched in a game for the first...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Sanchez pitches 4 no-hit innings in Tigers' loss to Phils

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Anibal Sanchez pitched four no-hit innings in his spring debut for the Detroit Tigers in Monday's 4-3 exhibition loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Sanchez, who had been sidelined by triceps inflammation, gave up a leadoff walk to David Lough and then got 12 straight outs, including a double play and three strikeouts. Miguel Cabrera's two-out single in the...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tigers' Anibal Sanchez has triceps inflammation

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez is dealing with inflammation in his triceps area. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Thursday the problem isn't too much of a concern. Sanchez is not expected to pick up a ball again until Monday. Sanchez went 10-10 with a 4.99 ERA last year and did not pitch after Aug. 18 because of rotator cuff issues. Also on Thursday...
Via Associated Press
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Tigers: Anibal Sanchez shut down until Monday with arm issues… again

Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez just can’t seem to shake his injury issues. After dealing with off and on injury problems last season, Sanchez hasn’t gotten his spring training off to the best start. According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, Sanchez has been shut down until Monday as he deals with swelling in his right triceps. Manager Brad Ausmus says the injury doesn’t appear...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez: Embodiment of the 2015 Tigers

It’s not uncommon for a narrative to develop around a great team — nor, specifically, for it to develop around the particular player on that great team who best represents the collective identity. For a club that exhibits a lot of power, the most powerful player is the focus. When a team is full of idiots, the most idiotic player garners a lot of attention. For a young team,...
Via Fangraphs
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez played catch with young Yankees fan at Yankee Stadium

Instagram Forgive me for just seeing this today, but it’s too good not to post.  When the Tigers were visiting the Yankees from July 19-21, Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez found a lucky young Yankees fan that he took a liking to.  With almost nobody in Yankee Stadium, Sanchez played catch with the fan, self-proclaimed “King Ortega” on Instagram, as the kid stood in the front...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez mocks Torii Hunter’s post-ejection tirade

During batting practice before Friday night’s Tigers-Twins game, Detroit pitcher Anibal Sanchez had some fun with ex-teammate Torii Hunter. Last month, Hunter was ejected from a game against the Royals and went on a child-like tirade. Sanchez took things just a bit farther. With Torii Hunter taking BP in background, here's former teammate Anibal Sanchez doing his best Hunter impersonation...
Via The Outside Corner
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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