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Aaron Sanchez

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Toronto Blue Jays

2018 Stats

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3-5

ERA

4.35

WHIP

1.49

K

66

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

It was a disappointing 2017 season for Sanchez, as the right-hander was only able to make eight starts due to a recurring blister issue. His last appearance came in mid-July, and throughout the course...

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2018 ADP:  193.62

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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   Show ContractHide Contract

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Aaron Sanchez Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $535,000 contract with the Blue Jays in March of 2017.

June 16, 2018  –  Aaron Sanchez News

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Sanchez didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 6-5 win over the Nationals, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks over six innings while striking out eight.

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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 A+ DUN 1 1 0 3.2 6 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.36 2.50
2017 24 AAA BUF 1 1 0 4.1 5 4 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 8.31 1.95
2017 24 MAJ TOR 8 8 0 36.0 42 17 6 24 20 1 3 0 0 0 4.25 1.72
2018 25 MAJ TOR 14 14 0 78.7 73 38 8 66 44 3 5 0 0 0 4.35 1.49
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3-Year Averages     26 16 0 106.8 92 38 10 82 42 7 3 0 0 3 3.20 1.25
Career  (View All)     117 63 0 432.0 364 156 39 339 180 28 18 3 3.25 1.26

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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
Jun. 15 Was 6.0 6 3 3 0 2 8 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.35 1.49
Jun. 9 Bal 6.3 6 2 2 0 4 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.33 1.50
Jun. 3 @Det 6.0 2 1 1 1 3 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.48 1.49
May. 28 @Bos 5.0 9 7 7 2 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.77 1.56
May. 23 LAA 5.0 2 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.07 1.52
May. 17 Oak 4.0 5 4 4 1 4 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.47 1.53
May. 11 Bos 5.0 5 3 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.08 1.47
May. 5 @TB 3.7 5 4 2 0 4 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.14 1.45
Apr. 30 @Min 6.0 6 4 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.06 1.35
Apr. 25 Bos 6.0 3 2 2 1 2 8 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.33
Apr. 19 @NYY 6.0 7 3 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.86 1.44
Apr. 10 @Bal 8.0 3 1 1 0 5 4 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.66 1.42
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
18.3 14 6 6 1 9 20 0 1 0 1-0 0 0 0 2.95 1.25
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
32.3 30 17 17 4 19 34 0 1 0 1-2 0 0 0 4.73 1.52
Last 60 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
67.0 59 34 31 7 38 57 4 1 0 3-4 0 0 0 4.16 1.45

Aaron Sanchez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20181652628391123.289
201768171112301.211
201641287447912211.217

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018187401634305.206
2017997930405.337
20163787419821904.231

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201844.0020442644.091.52
201713.00208856.922.08
201679.3610673083.741.29

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201834.7330221844.671.44
201723.0110161212.741.52
2016112.7910943372.481.08
Aaron Sanchez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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 A+ DUN 1 1 3.2 8.44 5.63 1.50 0.00 62.5% 7.36 3.20 .499
2017 24 AAA BUF 1 1 4.1 8.78 6.59 1.33 0.00 50% 8.31 3.44 .398
2017 24 MAJ TOR 8 8 36.0 6.00 5.00 1.20 1.50 1.61 80.4% 95.0 MPH 4.25 5.78 .317
2018 25 MAJ TOR 14 14 78.7 7.55 5.03 1.50 0.92 1.88 72.5% 93.7 MPH 4.35 4.75 .294
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.7 7.07 3.85 1.84 0.95 78.3% 3.33 4.29 .280
Rest Of Season     0 19 111.5 7.23 3.20 2.26 0.90 76.1% 3.39 3.97 .284
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3-Year Averages     26 16 106.8 6.91 3.54 1.95 0.84 77.4% 3.20 4.06 .272
Career     117 63 432.0 7.06 3.75 1.88 0.81 76.8% 3.25 4.10 .270

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Aaron Sanchez Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 78.7 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0

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2018 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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1.50 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.55 K/9
WEAK
5.03 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.7 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.9 HR/9
GREAT
1.88 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.35 ERA
WEAK
1.49 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.75 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.294 BABIP
AVERAGE
72.5% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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

Sanchez (3-5) did not factor in the decision against Baltimore on Saturday, allowing two runs on six hits across 6.1 innings. He struck out five and issued four walks.

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Sanchez (3-5) allowed one run on two hits and three walks while striking out seven across six innings as he notched the win Sunday against Detroit.

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Sanchez (2-5) was hit with the loss Monday against the Red Sox, allowing seven runs on nine hits and one walk across five innings. He struck out four.

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Sanchez didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Angels, allowing two hits and five walks over five scoreless innings while striking out two.

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Sanchez (2-4) took the loss Thursday while giving up four runs on five hits and four walks over four innings while striking out eight Athletics.

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Sanchez didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 5-3 extra-innings win over the Red Sox, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits and three walks over five innings while striking out four.

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Sanchez (2-3) took the loss against the Rays on Saturday, allowing four runs (two earned) on five hits and four walks over 3.2 innings while striking out three.

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Sanchez (2-2) allowed four runs on six hits and three walks with two strikeouts through six innings Monday against the Twins but still picked up the win.

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Sanchez allowed two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out eight over six innings in Wednesday's loss against the Red Sox. He did not factor into the decision.

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Sanchez (1-2) allowed three earned runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out two across six innings to take the loss Thursday against the Yankees.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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 league's ninth-best WHIP (1.17) and win total (15). The right-hander's refined curveball proved a perfect complement to his elite fastball that routinely sat in the mid-90s. Sanchez's biggest battle was his own organization. From the start, Jays upper management declared they would limit his innings and even planned to move him to the bullpen by midseason. However, his unexpected dominance changed things, and he wound up logging 192 regular-season innings with an average of 97.3 pitches per start while notching 23 quality starts (tied for third in the AL) over 30 starts. Including the playoffs, the righty tossed 203.2 frames. He seems ripe to regress, especially considering he only struck out 7.55 per nine innings while walking 2.95. Those peripherals don't jive with such a low ERA and he looks even riskier coming off almost a 100-inning jump.

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.