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Aaron Sanchez

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Toronto Blue Jays

2016 Stats

W-L

2-1

ERA

2.59

WHIP

1.15

K

29

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After shining out of the Toronto bullpen as a rookie in 2014, Sanchez won a spot in the starting rotation to begin the 2015 season. He struggled in April, but was really turning it around in May and J...

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2016 ADP:  332.81

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 220   DOB: 7/1/1992   BORN: Barstow, CA   COLLEGE: None     

April 30, 2016  –  Aaron Sanchez News

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Sanchez (2-1) threw seven scoreless innings in Friday's 6-1 victory over the Rays, surrendering six hits and two walks. He struck out six.

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Aaron Sanchez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 17 R GUL 2 8 0 19.0 19 3 1 28 12 0 2 0 0 0 1.42 1.63
2010 17 A AUB 2 2 0 6.0 4 3 0 9 5 0 1 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
2011 18 R BLU 3 6 0 42.2 45 26 4 43 18 3 2 1 0 0 5.48 1.49
2011 18 A VAN 3 3 0 11.2 8 6 0 13 8 0 1 0 0 0 4.63 1.43
2012 19 A LAN 25 18 0 90.1 64 25 3 97 51 8 5 0 0 0 2.49 1.28
2013 20 A+ DUN 22 20 0 86.1 63 32 4 75 40 4 5 0 0 0 3.34 1.20
2014 21 AA NEW 14 14 0 66.0 52 28 2 57 40 3 4 0 0 0 3.82 1.39
2014 21 AAA BUF 8 6 0 34.1 36 16 4 27 17 0 3 0 0 0 4.19 1.55
2014 21 MAJ TOR 24 0 0 33.0 14 4 1 27 9 2 2 3 0 7 1.09 0.70
2015 22 A+ DUN 1 1 0 2.2 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 2.27
2015 22 R GUL 1 1 0 2.0 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.00
2015 22 AAA BUF 3 1 0 5.0 6 2 0 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 3.60 2.20
2015 22 MAJ TOR 41 11 0 92.3 74 33 9 61 44 7 6 0 1 10 3.22 1.28
2016 23 MAJ TOR 5 5 0 31.3 26 9 3 29 10 2 1 0 0 0 2.59 1.15
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3-Year Averages     32 5 0 62.7 44 18 5 44 26 4 4 1 0 8 2.59 1.12
Career  (View All)     70 16 0 156.7 114 46 13 117 63 11 9 3 2.64 1.13

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Aaron Sanchez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 29 @TB 7.0 6 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.59 1.15
Apr. 22 Oak 4.3 10 6 6 1 1 3 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.33 1.15
Apr. 17 @Bos 7.0 2 1 1 0 4 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.35 0.85
Apr. 12 NYY 6.0 3 2 1 1 3 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.38 0.85
Apr. 5 @TB 7.0 5 1 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.29 0.71
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
18.3 18 7 7 1 7 16 1 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 3.44 1.36
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
31.3 26 10 9 3 10 29 1 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 2.59 1.15
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
31.3 26 10 9 3 10 29 1 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 2.59 1.15

Aaron Sanchez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167617816303.239
2015202222948809.282
2014461056001.150

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20165312210200.196
2015178391526500.163
2014751748100.116

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201610.30108426.101.65
201553.7430322352.681.16
201418.001218511.500.61

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201621.020021610.860.90
201538.7330292143.961.45
201415.02119400.600.80
Aaron Sanchez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 17 R GUL 2 8 19.0 13.26 5.68 2.33 0.47 93.3% 1.42 3.46 .413
2010 17 A AUB 2 2 6.0 13.50 7.50 1.80 0.00 66.7% 4.50 2.70 .336
2011 18 R BLU 3 6 42.2 9.17 3.84 2.39 0.85 62.7% 5.48 3.75 .350
2011 18 A VAN 3 3 11.2 10.45 6.43 1.63 0.00 62.5% 4.63 3.29 .301
2012 19 A LAN 25 18 90.1 9.69 5.09 1.90 0.30 80.4% 2.49 3.41 .280
2013 20 A+ DUN 22 20 86.1 7.84 4.18 1.88 0.42 71.7% 3.34 3.63 .260
2014 21 AA NEW 14 14 66.0 7.77 5.45 1.43 0.27 71.1% 3.82 4.00 .279
2014 21 AAA BUF 8 6 34.1 7.13 4.49 1.59 1.06 75.5% 4.19 4.72 .316
2014 21 MAJ TOR 24 0 33.0 7.36 2.45 3.00 0.27 3.18 86.4% 97.1 MPH 1.09 2.87 .164
2015 22 A+ DUN 1 1 2.2 8.18 8.18 1.00 0.00 80% 3.38 4.11 .416
2015 22 R GUL 1 1 2.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 50% 9.00 3.70 .393
2015 22 AAA BUF 3 1 5.0 7.20 9.00 0.80 0.00 81.8% 3.60 5.20 .373
2015 22 MAJ TOR 41 11 92.3 5.95 4.29 1.39 0.88 3.22 78% 94.9 MPH 3.22 4.67 .246
2016 23 MAJ TOR 5 5 31.3 8.33 2.87 2.90 0.86 2.79 81.8% 94.7 MPH 2.59 3.65 .279
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.5 5.32 5.30 1.00 1.30 74.1% 4.38 5.66 .249
Rest Of Season     0 22 129.3 5.32 5.22 1.02 1.38 75% 4.32 5.75 .246
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3-Year Averages     32 5 62.7 6.32 3.73 1.69 0.72 80% 2.59 4.08 .227
Career     70 16 156.7 6.72 3.62 1.86 0.75 79.9% 2.64 4.03 .237

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2016 Stat Review for Aaron Sanchez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.90 K/BB
AVERAGE
8.33 K/9
GOOD
2.87 BB/9
WEAK
94.7 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.9 HR/9
GOOD
2.79 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.59 ERA
ELITE
1.15 WHIP
GOOD
3.65 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.279 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
81.8% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Aaron Sanchez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sanchez (1-1) allowed six runs on 10 hits Friday, walking one and striking out three over 4.1 innings of an 8-5 loss to the A's.

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Sanchez (1-0) allowed one run on two hits and four walks while striking out seven over seven innings to earn the win Sunday at the Red Sox.

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Sanchez took a no-decision Tuesday against the Yankees as he allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and three walks over six innings. He struck out five.

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Sanchez held the Rays to just one run on five hits over seven innings Tuesday night but was stuck with a no-decision. He struck out eight.

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Manager John Gibbons confirmed Monday morning that Sanchez will open the season in the Blue Jays' rotation, MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm reports.

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Sanchez appears to be the frontrunner for the Jays' No. 5 starter job, Sportsnet reports.

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Sanchez gave up a run on five hits and struck out three in three innings Monday against the Braves.

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The Blue Jays are backing Sanchez out of the primary setup role, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.

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Sanchez was tagged with the loss (7-6) on Tuesday, pitching 1.1 innings while giving up four hits and an earned run while striking out one.

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Sanchez picked up the win, giving up one walk in one inning of Tuesday's extra-inning victory over the Red Sox.

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Sanchez was tagged with the loss, giving up two hits and one earned run in two-thirds of an inning of Friday's loss to the Yankees.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Sanchez finally debuted his electric stuff with the Blue Jays in 2014, excelling in a late-inning role out of the bullpen. The 6-foot-4 righty started the season at Double-A New Hampshire, where the refrain about his poor control continued, as he walked 14 percent of the batters he faced in 66 innings. Sanchez was then promoted to Triple-A Buffalo for a five-week stretch and then made the jump to the majors in late July, where he worked exclusively as a reliever. The 22-year-old was fantastic out of the bullpen, posting a 1.09 ERA and 0.70 WHIP with 27 strikeouts in 33 innings. He also notched three saves, splitting time with Casey Janssen in the closer role down the stretch. Sanchezís dominance as a big-league reliever, and his struggles as a starter in the upper levels of the minors combine to lend credence to the idea that he profiles best as a dominant closer long term. To begin 2015, he'll likely get a look in the rotation following the loss of Marcus Stroman to a torn ACL in March, with the fallback option of moving back into the bullpen if he's unable to harness his control in the expanded role.

2014

Sanchez spent nearly all of 2013 at High-A Dunedin, finishing with a 3.34 ERA, 7.8 K/9, and 4.2 BB/9 over 83.1 innings, as a shoulder injury cost him part of the season. The walk rate, while still not very good, reflects improved control compared to 2011 and 2012. Meanwhile, Sanchez couldn't carry over his strikeout totals to the next level, after posting a 9.7 K/9 for Low-A Lansing in 2012. Poised to open 2014 at Double-A New Hampshire, Sanchez is considered a potential frontline starter for the Jays down the line, but it would be encouraging to see him miss bats at an elevated clip again in the Eastern League this season.

2013

Sanchez spent most of the 2012 season working as a starter at Low-A Lansing, where lapses with control (5.1 BB/9) offset an impressive ability to miss bats (9.7 K/9) and record a large number of outs on the ground (2.22 G/F). If his secondary pitches don't develop as expected, Sanchez possesses a big enough fastball to succeed with a transition toward a late-inning relief role. Still just 20 years old, the Jays can afford to give Sanchez plenty of time to hone his command in the lower levels of the minors, and it's possible that he will return to the Midwest League to start 2013 before getting his first exposure to High-A.

2012

The tall, lanky (6'4", 190) righty flashes plus-velocity with an easy delivery and many scouts believe he has a very high upside. He needs to wok on his control but the 18-year old held his own in 2011, striking out 56 batters in 54.1 innings between Rookie and Low-A.