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Angel Sanchez | Starting Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 177
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Pirates prospect Angel Sanchez hasn't allowed a run in 12 innings this season for Double-A Altoona.
He's gone six innings in both starts, allowing eight hits and one walk. Sanchez got lit up in the minors last year (2-14, 5.96 ERA) so it's nice to see him turn the corner. The 25-year-old has never made it past Double-A. Apr 20 - 3:59 PM

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Pirates sent RHP Angel Sanchez outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The move clears a spot for the newly-claimed Josh Lindblom on the 40-man roster. Sanchez, 25, pitched for four different organizations in 2014 (Pirates, White Sox, Rays, Marlins) while posting a 5.96 ERA over 24 starts and one relief appearance between High-A and Double-A.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 03:16:00 PM

Pirates claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from the White Sox.

Chicago claimed Sanchez off waivers in early July from the Rays, who claimed him off waivers in early June from the Marlins. The 24-year-old is far from a prospect.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 02:36:00 PM

White Sox claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from the Rays; assigned him to Low-A Winston-Salem.

Sanchez had been designated for assignment on Monday. The 24-year-old has allowed 80 hits and 52 runs -- 48 earned -- in 61 1/3 innings this season between two different Double-A clubs.
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 03:50:00 PM

Rays designated RHP Angel Sanchez for assignment.

Sanchez has allowed 80 hits and 52 runs -- 48 earned -- in 61 1/3 innings this season between two different Double-A clubs. But he is only 24 years old and could draw interest from teams on the waiver wire.
Mon, Jun 30, 2014 03:33:00 PM

Rays claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from the Marlins; optioned him to Double-A Montgomery.

Sanchez, 24, has posted a 6.88 ERA with just 30 strikeouts over 52 1/3 innings at the Double-A level this season. Obviously, he doesn't figure to be a candidate for the big league roster anytime soon.
Fri, Jun 13, 2014 03:08:00 PM

Marlins purchased the contract of RHP Angel Sanchez from High-A Jupiter.

Sanchez made 25 starts over three levels for the Marlins this year, posting a 4.11 ERA in 131 1/3 innings. The 23-year-old is now protected from the Rule 5 Draft in December.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 07:03:00 PM

Marlins acquired RHPs Angel Sanchez, Steven Ames and Josh Wall from the Dodgers for RHP Ricky Nolasco.

Sanchez, 23, was ranked the eighth-best prospect in the Dodgers' system this winter by The right-hander is considered the highlight of the return package for the Marlins, but he's yet to pitch above High-A ball and owns a career 4.88 ERA and 1.41 WHIP over 310 minor league innings. Miami's haul looks very uninspiring at first glance.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 09:57:00 PM

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