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Career W-L
70-64
 
Career ERA
3.53
Name  Anibal Sanchez
Born  2/27/1984
Height  6-0
Weight  205
Number  19
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/22/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) will be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday.
Insight: Sanchez made a simulated game on Sunday with no issues, so he was cleared to return. Sanchez has been out since Aug. 8 with a pectoral strain.
 
9/13/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) hopes to begin throwing off a mound early on Monday according to Jason Beck of MLB.com.
Insight: Even with the positive news, Sanchez will not make it back before the end of the regular season. He is not fantasy relavant unless owners are playing through the playoffs or are in dynasty leagues.
 
8/27/2014 10:16:00 AM
Description: According to MLB.com, an ultrasound exam revealed Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez has scar tissue breaking off from his original pectoral strain.
Insight: Sanchez suffered a setback on Monday as he felt pain in his chest when he raised the intensity on his throws. The starter has been out with the strained right pectoral muscle since August 8. The Tigers desperately need him and are hoping he returns some time in September.
 
8/26/2014 5:24:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) felt pain while throwing Monday, according to Tom Gage of the Detroit News.
Insight: Tigers brass is meeting Tuesday to determine what to do with the right-hander. Sanchez left his start on Aug. 8 with a strained right pectoral muscle.
 
8/22/2014 9:15:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez (pectoral strain) has resumed throwing, according to Jason Bweck of mlb.com.
Insight: Sanchez left his start on Aug. 8 with a strained right pectoral muscle. He threw from flat ground Friday and will do so again Saturday before moving to bullpen sessions. He'll be out at least until early September.
 
8/12/2014 9:37:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez (pectoral strain) has begun physical therapy and is starting to feel a little better, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Sanchez left his start on Aug. 8 with a strained right pectoral muscle. He'll undergo physical therapy for another 10-14 days before starting a throwing program.
 
8/10/2014 12:30:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez will miss 3-4 weeks with a right pectoral strain.
Insight: Sanchez left Friday's game with the injury. He's 8-5 with a 3.53 ERA, a 1.10 WHIP and 102 Ks in 125 innings this season. Robbie Ray, Detroit's top pitching prospect, will take Sanchez' spot in the rotation. He has a 3.72 ERA and a 71/40 K/BB in 96 2/3 innings with Triple-A Toledo this season, so he's not a fantasy option in most leagues.
 
8/8/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez left Friday's game with a right pectoral strain, according to Jason Beck of mlb.com.
Insight: Sanchez gave up four runs (three earned) on 10 hits over 4 2/3 innings against the Blue Jays before exiting. He'll be evaluated further on Saturday.
 
8/3/2014 4:08:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez was masterful, going seven innings and yielding just two hits and no walks.
Insight: Sanchez struck out a season-high 12 batters. After giving up four or more earned runs in his last three outings, it's good to see Sanchez back on track.
 
Cold7/29/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez has allowed 13 earned runs on 23 hits over 18 2/3 innings in his last three starts.
Insight: Sanchez still has a 3.57 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP on the season, but his K/9 has declined from 9.99 in 2013 to 6.91.
 
7/23/2014 8:42:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez beat the Diamondbacks Wednesday, but he wasn't sharp. The right-hander gave up five runs on 11 hits in 6 1/3 innings.
Insight: Sanchez has a 3.45 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP this season, but he's fanned just 81 batters in 107 innings. His 6.81 K/9 is down from 9.99 last season and 7.91 for his career.
 
Hot6/19/2014 5:45:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez allowed five hits and one run over seven innings Thursday against the Royals but didn't strike out anyone.
Insight: Sanchez came in with an 8.47 K/9, but the Royals have 47 fewer strikeouts than any other team in baseball this season. Sanchez, who led the AL in ERA last season, has a 2.33 ERA and a 0.93 WHIP in 69 2/3 innings in 2014.
 
Hot6/3/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez gave up just two hits and struck out five in seven shutout innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Toronto's Drew Hutchison didn't allow a run either so Sanchez didn't get a decision. The 2013 AL ERA leader has allowed just four earned runs on 17 hits with a 22/4 K/BB in 27 1/3 innings since he came off the disabled list. He's 2-2 with a 2.15 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP this season.
 
5/13/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez (blister) will start Sunday against the Red Sox, according to Chris Iott of mlive.com.
Insight: Sanchez (0-2, 3.13 ERA) left his start on April 26 with a bad blister on his right middle finger and was placed on the 15-day disabled list.
 
5/6/2014 6:08:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez (blister) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, according to Jason Beck of mlb.com.
Insight: Sanchez (0-2, 3.13 ERA) suffered a blister on April 26. He's eligible to return from the disabled list on May 12 and should be able to make it back by that date.
 
4/26/2014 6:25:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez is headed to the 15-day DL. SOURCE: Chris Iott, MLive
Insight: Sanchez (0-2, 3.13 ERA) suffered a blister during Saturday's outing and will now need at least two weeks to recover. Triple-A reliever Justin Miller will take over Sanchez's place on the active roster.
 
4/26/2014 3:02:00 PM
Description: Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez left Saturday's game in the third inning. SOURCE: Tigers on Twitter
Insight: Sanchez had a blister on his right middle finger. He made 53 pitches before exiting. Jose Ortega, a recent call-up from Triple-A Toledo, has come on to take his place.
 
4/3/2014 8:16:00 PM
Description: Tigers ace Anibal Sanchez will get the start Friday against Baltimore after Thursday's game was rained out. SOURCE: Jason Beck, MLB.com
Insight: The 2013 AL ERA leader missed time in spring training with a shoulder injury but is back to 100 percent. Sanchez hasn't pitched against the Orioles since 2010.
 
3/19/2014 3:02:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez (shoulder) said he will make two more starts in spring training, according to John Lowe of the Detroit Free Press. He had a cortisone shot after being scratched from his scheduled start Monday due to inflammation in his shoulder.
Insight: Sanchez dealt with a similar issue last season and missed a few weeks. He finished 14-8 with an AL-leading 2.57 ERA, 1.153 WHIP and 202 Ks in 182 IP. If he can avoid a setback the rest of the spring, he'll start the third game of the season for Detroit.
 
3/18/2014 8:07:00 PM
Description: Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez (shoulder) received a cortisone shot and will rest for three days, according to Jason Beck of mlb.com.
Insight: Sanchez was scratched from Monday's start due to shoulder inflammation. He dealt with a similar issue last season and missed a few weeks. He finished 14-8 with an AL-leading 2.57 ERA, 1.153 WHIP and 202 Ks in 182 IP. If he can avoid a setback the rest of the spring, he'll start the third game of the season for Detroit.
 

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