Aaron Sanchez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sanchez to begin rehab assignment Tuesday

    TSN "Toronto Blue Jays ace Aaron Sanchez could be nearing a return for the team. Sanchez, who has been out since the middle of May with a finger injury, will start a rehab assignment Tuesday at High-A Dunedin. Tuesday's start will be the first of at least two rehab appearances but if all goes well,..." June 25

  • Sanchez finally has reason for optimism in patience-testing season

    Sportsnet "Monday marked the passage of a full month since Aaron Sanchez last threw a pitch in a real, live baseball game. It also marked the latest hurdle cleared in a recovery process he hopes will be his last for a good, long while. The weather was hot and awful at Globe Life Park, but Sanchez didn’t..." June 21

  • Atkins: Sanchez could return before AS break

    TSN "The Toronto Blue Jays could have their ace back before the All-Star break. Aaron Sanchez threw 25 pitches off the mound Friday, his first time since May 19, and assuming the session went well, Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins said a return for the 24-year-old prior to the All-Star break is a..." June 17

  • Blue Jays’ Aaron Sanchez could resume throwing as soon as Sunday

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays expect Aaron Sanchez to resume throwing in a matter of days, possibly as soon as Sunday, thanks to continued improvement in the right middle finger that has already led to three disabled list trips this season. “He’s been doing everything but throwing a baseball to keep..." June 03

  • Blue Jays send Sanchez to DL for 3rd time

    ESPN "Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez continues to have problems with his finger, as the right-hander was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday for the third time this season. The Blue Jays said Sanchez has a laceration on his middle finger. He allowed three runs on six hits and two..." May 20

  • Blue Jays' Sanchez returns to DL with split nail

    Toronto Star "It took just thirteen pitches to force Aaron Sanchez back onto the disabled list, where he was placed on Monday a little more than 24 hours after the Toronto Blue Jays had reactivated their ace. Sanchez was unable to appear for 15 days before Sunday, after a dermatologist in Kansas City removed..." May 01

  • Aaron Sanchez not sure if he'll miss next start

    TSN "Only hours after being activated off the disabled list, Toronto Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez left his start against the Tampa Bay Rays after only one inning pitched and 13 pitches thrown with a split nail on his right middle finger. After the Jays went on to beat the Rays 3-1, Sanchez said..." May 01

  • Aaron Sanchez exits game after one inning with a split fingernail

    Hardball Talk "This wasn’t how Aaron Sanchez was supposed to make his triumphant return from the disabled list. The Blue Jays’ right-hander was activated for his first start on Sunday after undergoing a minor surgical procedure to have part of his fingernail removed. According to MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm, the..." April 30

  • Blue Jays activate Aaron Sanchez from DL, option Matt Dermody

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays have activated pitcher Aaron Sanchez from the disabled list to start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Sanchez had been dealing with a blister issue and had not pitched in a game since April 14. The right-hander was the American League ERA leader last season. In a..." April 30

  • Blue Jays' Sanchez expected to return from DL on Sunday

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez is expected to return from the disabled list to start in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rogers Centre, according to Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi. A decision will ultimately be made depending on how he fares during a bullpen session on..." April 27

  • Blue Jays’ Sanchez undergoes procedure to remove part of a fingernail

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez underwent a minor procedure on his right hand to remove part of a fingernail, according to Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi. The procedure is aimed at alleviating the blister issues that forced the right-hander to a stint on the 10-day disabled list." April 18

  • Blister problem forces Blue Jays’ Sanchez to disabled list

    Sportsnet "It was hard to ignore the red flags during Aaron Sanchez’s outing Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles. His fastball, normally a 96-mph offering, was averaging 94-mph on the night. His curveball was down from 80 to 78. His change-up from 90 to 88. Normally a groundball machine who..." April 16

  • How Blue Jays’ Aaron Sanchez uses MLB The Show to scout opposition

    Sportsnet "When prepping for a start, Aaron Sanchez will review tape of the lineup he’s about to face, talk it over with teammates and the coaching staff, and fire up the ol’ Playstation. The Toronto Blue Jays right-hander isn’t only on the cover of Sony’s MLB The Show 17, he’s also a big fan of the..." April 14

  • Sanchez has ‘no hard feelings’ toward Blue Jays over salary dispute

    Sportsnet "Aaron Sanchez’s agent, Scott Boras, created quite a stir in Blue Jays land Wednesday night, speaking out strongly against the process the club used in renewing the young starter’s contract. Speaking publicly about the situation for the first time Thursday after making a start against the New..." March 16

  • Aaron Sanchez's Contract Renewed By Jays

    TSN "Toronto Blue Jays have renewed Aaron Sanchez's contract according to a report by Hall of Fame baseball writer Bob Elliott. Last season Sanchez played on a deal worth $517.8K. Sanchez will be eligible for arbitration for the first time in 2018. The 24-year-old was one of the American..." March 15

  • Now could be the time for Jays to talk extension with Stroman, Sanchez

    Sportsnet "Sometime in the next couple of weeks the Toronto Blue Jays and Marcus Stroman will face off in a hearing room to settle their arbitration case. There’s a $300,000 gap between the 25-year-old right-hander’s $3.4 million ask and the club’s $3.1 million offer, and since the team follows a..." February 04

  • Aaron Sanchez named Canadian cover athlete for MLB The Show 17

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez will be the cover athlete for MLB The Show 17 in Canada, PlayStation announced Wednesday. Sanchez enjoyed a breakout season in Toronto’s rotation last season, earning an All-Star nod and finishing seventh in AL Cy Young voting." January 25

  • Stroman on relationship with Sanchez: We're not as close, but still friends

    Sportsnet "Marcus Stroman says he and Aaron Sanchez remain friends, even if they aren’t as close as they once were. “We’re still friends,” Stroman said Friday at Rogers Centre. “We’re not as close, but we’re still friends. I know everyone’s speculating here and there. We’re still good.” Though Stroman..." January 20

  • Boras: Sanchez ‘can be one of the most prominent Blue Jays in history’

    Sportsnet "Scott Boras joined Bob McCown and Elliotte Friedman on Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Prime Time Sports on Monday evening to discuss his new client, Toronto Blue Jays‘ starter Aaron Sanchez. Boras, the well-known MLB player agent and president of the Boras Corporation, represents several top young..." January 17

  • Report: Aaron Sanchez could pitch for Mexico after group stage of WBC

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez could pitch for Mexico at the World Baseball Classic if the team advances out of the initial group stage, according to a report from Jon Morosi. This puts Sanchez in a similar situation to teammate Marco Estrada, who said last week that a lingering back..." January 11

  • Aaron Sanchez now being represented by agent Scott Boras

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez has changed agents and will now be represented by Scott Boras, according to Sportsnet’s Hazel Mae. Sanchez, 24, led the American League with a 3.00 ERA in 2016, his first full season in the starting rotation. He pitched 192 innings in the regular..." January 03

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