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Aaron Sanchez

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Toronto Blue Jays

2017 Stats

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0-1

ERA

3.33

WHIP

1.27

K

18

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Few saw Sanchez's 2016 campaign coming. In his first big league season as a starter, the 23-year-old posted Cy Young-caliber numbers, leading the AL in ERA and win percentage (.882) while managing the...

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2017 ADP:  108.15

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Finger     EST. RETURN:  5/29/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 215   DOB: 7/1/1992
BORN: Barstow, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By TOR In 2010  

May 20, 2017  –  Aaron Sanchez News

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Sanchez was placed on the 10-day DL on Saturday with a middle finger laceration, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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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 30 30 0 192.0 161 64 15 161 63 15 2 0 0 0 3.00 1.17
2017 24 MAJ TOR 5 5 0 24.3 22 9 4 18 9 0 1 0 0 0 3.33 1.27
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3-Year Averages     31 13 0 105.8 83 33 8 83 38 8 3 1 0 5 2.81 1.14
Career  (View All)     100 46 0 341.7 271 110 29 267 125 24 11 3 2.90 1.16

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Aaron Sanchez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games 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
May. 19 @Bal 6.0 6 3 3 1 2 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.33 1.27
May. 14 Sea 5.0 5 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.95 1.25
Apr. 30 TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.05 1.20
Apr. 14 Bal 5.3 7 5 5 3 1 3 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.38 1.22
Apr. 8 @TB 7.0 4 1 1 0 3 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.29 1.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 11 4 3 1 4 8 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 2.45 1.36
Last 30 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
12.0 11 4 3 1 5 9 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 2.25 1.33
Last 60 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.9 IP/G
24.3 22 10 9 4 9 18 1 1 0 0-1 0 0 0 3.33 1.27

Aaron Sanchez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017391257201.206
201641287447912211.217
2015202222948809.282

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017646415203.254
20163787419821904.231
2015178391526500.163

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201711.30108433.971.41
201679.3610673083.741.29
201553.7430322352.681.16

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201713.000010512.771.15
2016112.7910943372.481.08
201538.7330292143.961.45
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 30 30 192.0 7.55 2.95 2.56 0.70 2.38 76.6% 94.8 MPH 3.00 3.60 .277
2017 24 MAJ TOR 5 5 24.3 6.66 3.33 2.00 1.48 1.00 81.5% 94.8 MPH 3.33 5.09 .262
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 6.3 5.78 3.62 1.60 0.92 69.8% 4.26 4.45 .276
Rest Of Season     0 23 143.3 5.87 3.51 1.67 0.99 70% 4.26 4.49 .275
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3-Year Averages     31 13 105.8 7.06 3.23 2.18 0.68 77.9% 2.81 3.69 .258
Career     100 46 341.7 7.03 3.29 2.14 0.76 77.9% 2.90 3.87 .258

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Aaron Sanchez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 92.3 0 12 0 0 54 1 0 0
2016 P 192 1 30 1 0 79 0 0 0
2017 P 24.3 0 4 0 0 11 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 P -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Aaron Sanchez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
POOR
6.66 K/9
POOR
3.33 BB/9
WEAK
94.8 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.5 HR/9
POOR
1.00 GB/FB Ratio
BALANCED
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.33 ERA
GOOD
1.27 WHIP
AVERAGE
5.09 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.262 BABIP
LOW
81.5% Strand Rate
HIGH

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

Sanchez (0-1) allowed three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four over six innings, but received no decision Friday against the Orioles.

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Sanchez (finger) has been confirmed as Friday's starting pitcher against the Orioles.

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Sanchez dealt with a bleeding finger during Sunday's game against the Mariners, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reports.

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Sanchez (finger) was activated from the 10-day disabled list and will start Sunday against the Mariners, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Sanchez (finger) pitched an extended spring training game on Tuesday in Florida, and plans to start Sunday's game in Toronto against the Mariners, Laura Armstrong of the Toronto Star reports.

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Sanchez (finger) threw a pain-free bullpen session Sunday and is hopeful he'll be ready for the Jays' weekend series against Seattle, Rosie DiManno of the Toronto Star reports.

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Sanchez (finger) has been slowed down and is now eying a return sometime next weekend, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 June before a shoulder strain forced him onto the DL. Upon his return in late July, Sanchez was assigned to the bullpen where he developed into the team's setup man down the stretch. His overall numbers do not jump off the page, but Sanchez had a 2.39 ERA, 0.87 WHIP and .467 OPS allowed in his 30 relief appearances. Sanchez is known for an electric mix of pitches that allows him to strike batters out at a high clip, and he has shown an ability to control his pitches better in shorter spurts. Still, the team has not said officially whether Sanchez will be in the bullpen or the starting rotation in 2016. If his proven success in relief keeps him in the bullpen, he should continue working as a primary setup man.

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.