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Yolmer Sanchez

25-Year-Old Second Baseman – Chicago White Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.267

HR

12

RBI

59

R

63

SB

8

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Sanchez didn't exactly light the world on fire last season, but his development was a bright spot in what was a generally gloomy season for the rebuilding White Sox. While his walk rate wasn't great a...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 185   DOB: 6/29/1992   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CWS In 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yolmer Sanchez Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the White Sox in Feb. 2017.

September 28, 2017  –  Yolmer Sanchez News

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Yolmer Sanchez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 19 R BRI 5 24 16 4 4 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 5 2 0 0 3 .250 .500 .313 .813
2011 19 A KAN 63 294 264 44 76 12 10 1 1 27 7 8 15 49 7 1 7 .288 .341 .345 .686
2012 20 A WIN 92 416 365 58 115 21 14 6 1 42 19 10 31 64 7 6 7 .315 .374 .395 .769
2012 20 AA BIR 30 133 119 17 44 10 9 1 0 13 7 5 10 22 1 1 2 .370 .424 .462 .886
2012 20 AAA CHA 11 39 39 4 10 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .256 .256 .308 .564
2013 21 AAA CHA 112 479 432 50 104 22 20 2 0 28 16 7 29 76 11 3 4 .241 .293 .296 .589
2014 22 AAA CHA 110 494 437 60 128 32 19 6 7 57 16 4 36 84 10 6 5 .293 .349 .412 .761
2014 22 MAJ CWS 28 104 100 6 25 5 5 0 0 5 1 1 3 25 0 1 0 .250 .269 .300 .569
2015 23 AAA CHA 29 137 131 17 45 12 10 0 2 17 5 2 4 28 1 0 1 .344 .368 .466 .834
2015 23 MAJ CWS 120 420 389 40 87 29 23 1 5 31 2 2 19 81 6 1 5 .224 .268 .326 .594
2016 24 AAA CHA 61 260 235 31 60 21 11 2 8 29 10 4 17 55 4 2 2 .255 .309 .421 .730
2016 24 MAJ CWS 53 163 154 15 32 14 9 1 4 21 0 1 5 42 2 1 1 .208 .236 .357 .593
2017 25 MAJ CWS 141 534 484 63 129 39 19 8 12 59 8 9 35 111 7 4 4 .267 .319 .413 .732
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3-Year Averages     104 371 342 39 82 27 17 3 7 37 3 4 19 78 5 2 3 .240 .284 .368 .653
Career  (View All)     342 1,221 1,127 124 273 87 56 10 21 116 11 13 62 259 15 7 10 .242 .286 .366 .652

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Yolmer Sanchez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .319 .413 .732
Sep. 30 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .319 .415 .734
Sep. 29 @Cle 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .320 .416 .736
Sep. 28 LAA 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .320 .411 .731
Sep. 27 LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .317 .408 .725
Sep. 26 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .316 .408 .724
Sep. 25 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .317 .410 .727
Sep. 24 KC 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .317 .411 .728
Sep. 23 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .317 .409 .726
Sep. 22 KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .317 .411 .728
Sep. 21 @Hou 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .318 .412 .730
Sep. 20 @Hou 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .318 .413 .731
Sep. 19 @Hou 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .317 .411 .728
Sep. 17 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 16 @Det 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .266 .320 .416 .736
Sep. 15 @Det 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .320 .419 .739
Sep. 14 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 13 @KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .323 .424 .747
Sep. 12 @KC 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .324 .425 .749
Sep. 11 @KC 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .323 .423 .746
Sep. 10 SF 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .321 .420 .741
Sep. 9 SF 5 3 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .319 .412 .731
Sep. 8 SF Did not play.
Sep. 7 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .316 .398 .714
Sep. 6 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .317 .392 .709
Sep. 5 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .264 .319 .395 .714
Sep. 4 Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .264 .318 .397 .715
Sep. 3 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .316 .398 .714
Sep. 2 TB 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .268 .319 .403 .722
Sep. 1 TB 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .315 .391 .706
Last 7 Games 22 1 7 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 .318 .348 .455 .803
Last 14 Games 44 4 12 2 0 1 6 2 10 0 1 0 1 1 .273 .298 .386 .684
Last 30 Games 96 17 28 5 2 4 14 6 24 3 1 2 1 1 .292 .343 .510 .853

Yolmer Sanchez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 78 52 4 1 1 7
2016 33 6 4 3
2015 117 1
2014 27 1

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Yolmer Sanchez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017117151171.248.376.660
2016422140.167.238.405
20158711190.218.345.606

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173674811427.272.425.755
2016112133170.223.402.662
2015302294222.225.321.591

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017229318335.284.459.796
20168162100.198.333.550
2015187142122.193.257.498

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017255324263.251.373.675
20167392110.219.384.640
2015202263190.252.391.684
Yolmer Sanchez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Yolmer Sanchez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 19 R BRI 24 16 20.8% 8.3% 2.50 88% .286 .063
2011 19 A KAN 294 264 5.1% 16.7% 0.31 81% .349 .057
2012 20 A WIN 416 365 7.5% 15.4% 0.48 82% .373 .080
2012 20 AA BIR 133 119 7.5% 16.5% 0.45 82% .449 .092
2012 20 AAA CHA 39 39 0% 15.4% 0.00 85% .303 .052
2013 21 AAA CHA 479 432 6.1% 15.9% 0.38 82% .290 .055
2014 22 AAA CHA 494 437 7.3% 17% 0.43 81% .344 .119
2014 22 MAJ CWS 104 100 2.9% 24% 0.12 75% .329 .050
2015 23 AAA CHA 137 131 2.9% 20.4% 0.14 79% .426 .122
2015 23 MAJ CWS 420 389 4.5% 19.3% 0.23 79% .270 .102
2016 24 AAA CHA 260 235 6.5% 21.2% 0.31 77% .299 .166
2016 24 MAJ CWS 163 154 3.1% 25.8% 0.12 73% .257 .149
2017 25 MAJ CWS 534 484 6.6% 20.8% 0.32 77% .321 .146
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3-Year Averages     371 342 5.1% 21% 0.24 77% .290 .128
Career     1,221 1,127 5.1% 21.2% 0.24 77% .295 .124

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Yolmer Sanchez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 996.3 3 198 1 2 0 513 2 619 -3 0 1 0
2016 2B 284.3 6 43 5 1 0 147 2 137 3 2 1 2
2016 3B 38 0 5 0 0 0 31 -1 16 -1 0 -1 0
2016 SS 29 -2 6 -2 0 0 9 0 21 -2 -1 -1 0
2017 2B 620 8 76 9 -1 0 279 3 243 3 3 1 5
2017 3B 393.3 9 51 7 1 8 218 5 86 2 0 2 5
2017 SS 31 -1 9 -1 0 0 31 -1 11 -1 -1 0 0
2017 RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 4 -1 3 0 6
2016 2B 0 -1 -1 5 0 3
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SS 0 0 0 -2 0 -2
2017 2B 0 1 1 6 0 8
2017 3B 1 1 -1 7 0 8
2017 SS 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Yolmer Sanchez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.32 BB/K
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6.6% BB Rate
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20.8% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.732 OPS
WEAK
.319 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.267 AVG
AVERAGE
.321 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.413 SLG
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.146 ISO
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2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Yolmer Sanchez

Overall Ratings

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

Sanchez (knee) is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Angels.

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Sanchez suffered a right knee contusion in Tuesday's game against the Angels.

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Sanchez exited Tuesday's game against the Angels early with an apparent right leg injury, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Sanchez went 2-for-5 with a double, a run and an RBI in Sunday's 8-1 win over Kansas City.

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Sanchez is not in the lineup against the Astros on Thursday.

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Sanchez is out of the lineup for Sunday's matchup against the Tigers.

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Sanchez went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Royals.

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Sanchez went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer and three runs scored in a 13-1 win over the Giants on Saturday.

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Sanchez went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Thursday against the Indians.

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Sanchez went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Rays.

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Sanchez went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer Saturday against the Tigers.

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Sanchez is out of the lineup Sunday against the Royals.

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Sanchez will start at third base and bat sixth Sunday against the Red Sox.

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2017

Following the signings of Brett Lawrie and Jimmy Rollins to shore up the middle infield, along with the emergence of Tyler Saladino as a useful utility option, Sanchez was left off the Opening Day roster despite spending much of 2015 as the White Sox's starting second baseman. The 24-year-old split time pretty evenly between Charlotte and Chicago thereafter, but despite putting up a solid showing at Triple-A, he still was unable to translate his bat to the big leagues. The infielder could only muster a .208 batting average across 154 at-bats while compiling a rough 42:5 K:BB. Sanchez has a lot of major league experience given his age, which could help him latch onto the Opening Day roster when paired with his strong glove work and defensive versatility. On the other hand, he'll likely be relegated to a bench role until he proves he can hit big league pitchers.

2016

Sanchez battled Micah Johnson for the White Soxís starting second base gig in spring training, and Johnson wound up winning that competition. However, Johnsonís inconsistency in the field led to Sanchezís recall from the minors in late May, and Sanchez stuck on the roster from that point forward. He showed off his fielding prowess in his major league stay, but his bat quickly fell off after a hot start. Sanchez has always been young for his level, and he may yet develop into a more consistent singles hitter that can play second, third and short. But his bat boasts little power, and he has never been a great base stealer. Sanchez will contend for a utility role in spring training with offseason trade acquisition Brett Lawrie expected to take over at the keystone.

2015

Sanchez enjoyed something of a rebound year in 2014. He started at Triple-A Charlotte for the second consecutive season, and his .349 OBP earned him a September callup. He served as the club's regular second baseman for much of that final month, and there's at least a chance he could make a run at the starting job in 2015, though he'll have his work cut out for him with Emilio Bonifacio brought in over the winter. Sanchez possess virtually no power and extremely modest speed for a middle infielder, so he will derive his value from being able to put the ball in play (and then beat the ball to first base).

2014

It looked like Sanchez was on the brink of his MLB debut in 2013 after he shot through the organization's prospect rankings in 2012. Instead, Sanchez failed to post a .300 OBP at Triple-A Charlotte. He remains young for his level, as he will not turn 22 until June, so there is still a chance he adjusts to advanced pitchers. If he does, he could be an option at second base if the team trades Gordon Beckham, but Sanchez may also fit in a utility role, depending on how the White Sox arrange their other infield options over the course of the season.

2013

Sanchez shot up the White Sox's prospect rankings in 2012 after he hit .370 in 119 at-bats at Double-A Birmingham. He struggled in limited action at Triple-A Charlotte, but he rebounded in the Arizona Fall League, with a .735 OPS over 22 games. He has come through the system as a middle infielder, but he could be a factor at third base as well depending on how the White Sox elect to use Jeff Keppinger. His bat will play better at shortstop or second, as there is virtually no power here to speak of. Look for him to start 2013 at Triple-A Charlotte, but he could be in Chicago at some point during the season if Gordon Beckham struggles or if Keppinger disappoints.