Anibal Sanchez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anibal Sanchez accepts optional assignment to Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "The Tigers announced on Monday that pitcher Anibal Sanchez has accepted an optional assignment to Triple-A Toledo. Pitcher Warwick Saupold was recalled from Toledo to take Sanchez’s roster spot. Sanchez, 33, continued to struggle this season pitching out of the bullpen. He gave up 26 runs (21..." May 23

  • Source: Detroit Tigers' Anibal Sanchez to start season in long relief

    Detroit Free Press "It appears the Tigers have made a decision on their starting rotation. Right-handed pitcher Anibal Sanchez is expected to start the season as the team’s long-reliever, a person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. The move would make left-hander Matt Boyd the likely final starter when..." March 29

  • Tigers' Anibal Sanchez has been unhittable since adjusting his delivery

    CBS Sports "Spring training stats are mostly useless. We know this. There are many reasons for this, but we don’t really need to get into that now. On the contrary, there are times when they do matter, such as a player coming off major injury or after making a major adjustment. On the latter point, we..." March 25

  • Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez proud to become U.S. citizen

    Detroit Free Press "As Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez became a U.S. citizen during a ceremony on Friday in Miami, he was filled with pride, saying the Pledge of Allegiance and waving a small American flag. “I thought back to the first day I was here,” Sanchez said on Saturday morning, during a brief interview with..." February 25

  • Tigers' Anibal Sanchez: Will prepare for starting role

    CBS Sports "Sanchez will compete for a starting role in spring training, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports. The right-hander struggled throughout 2016, failing to bring his ERA below 4.08 in any month of the season. Those struggles resulted in some yo-yoing between the rotation and the bullpen -- he'd be..." January 22