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Rockabilly
08-08-2007, 02:29 PM
Alex Sanchez played for the Knights last night and went 2-5...

soxinem1
08-08-2007, 02:44 PM
No arm, no pop, a good but unproductive high-average hitter.

Was always fast, but not a good base-stealer.

Just about sums up the season, I guess.

rowand33
08-08-2007, 02:45 PM
when did we sign Alex Sanchez?

That guy can hit and is fast (bad at stealing though).

here's his career stats: http://rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/player_MLB_career.aspx?sport=MLB&id=3281

if he could make it back to the majors, he could be a productive lefty bat off the bench.

Rockabilly
08-08-2007, 02:47 PM
when did we sign Alex Sanchez?

That guy can hit and is fast (bad at stealing though).

here's his career stats: http://rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/player_MLB_career.aspx?sport=MLB&id=3281

if he could make it back to the majors, he could be a productive lefty bat off the bench.


I'm not to sure when we signed him but saw his name on the Knights box score from last night game

JB98
08-08-2007, 02:50 PM
With the injuries the Knights have in their outfield, I imagine Sanchez was signed just to fill out the roster. I'd be stunned to ever see him in a Sox uniform.

Rockabilly
08-08-2007, 02:51 PM
No arm, no pop, a good but unproductive high-average hitter.

Was always fast, but not a good base-stealer.

Just about sums up the season, I guess.


how was his defense of play

Rockabilly
08-08-2007, 02:56 PM
With the injuries the Knights have in their outfield, I imagine Sanchez was signed just to fill out the roster. I'd be stunned to ever see him in a Sox uniform.


I guess the Sox just might sign Borchard as well to fill up another roster spot.. to many injuries to the Knights roster

Ron Mexico
08-08-2007, 03:10 PM
Per Wikipedia:

"Sanchez attended Miami-Dade Community College (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami-Dade_Community_College). He was drafted 154th, in the 5th round of the 1996 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1996_in_baseball) MLB Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_Bay_Devil_Rays). In 2001 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_in_baseball), he was claimed off of waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milwaukee_Brewers), and played his first game on June 15 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_15), 2001 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001). Sanchez was the starting center fielder for the Brewers by 2002, but his erratic defensive play and poor attitude in the clubhouse got him traded to the Detroit Tigers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detroit_Tigers) during the 2003 season. On March 15 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_15), 2005 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_in_baseball), he was released by the Tigers, due mostly to his poor performance defensively. Shortly afterward he was reacquired by the Devil Rays. Sanchez is known for his quick reactions and base-stealing abilities (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stolen_base), and is one of the few players in the Major Leagues who bunts (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunt_%28baseball%29) frequently; however, he is a poor defensive player, and is often inconsistent in his fielding. He spent most of 2004 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_in_baseball) with a leg injury.
On June 13 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_13), 2005 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_in_baseball), Sánchez was designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_Bay_Devil_Rays) despite a .346 batting average. Sánchez had not been playing every day, due to his inconsistent defensive play, and manager Lou Piniella (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Piniella) said Sánchez was unhappy because he wanted to be an everyday player. The player signed with the San Francisco Giants (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Giants) ten days later. He played just 19 games for the Giants before getting injured. When he recovered from his injury, instead of reinstating him onto their active roster, the Giants released him.
On March 25 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_25), 2006 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_in_baseball), was signed to a minor league contract by the Cincinnati Reds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_Reds). On June 16 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_16), 2006 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006), Sánchez was released by the Reds after hitting only .225 in 38 games with their Triple-A affiliate the Louisville Bats (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisville_Bats). [1] (http://www.rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=MLB&id=3281)
He was signed to a minor-league (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minor_League_Baseball) contract by the Florida Marlins (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Marlins) on December 8 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_8), 2006 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006), and was expected to compete for the starting center field (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_field) role in Spring Training (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Training). He was released by the Marlins on March 28, 2007, after batting .163 in Spring Training and losing the center field job to rookie Alejandro De Aza (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alejandro_De_Aza)."

CWSpalehoseCWS
08-08-2007, 04:27 PM
Isn't he a butcher in the field? I recall him being terrible in CF a few years ago.

santo=dorf
08-08-2007, 05:05 PM
No arm, no pop, a good but unproductive high-average hitter.

Was always fast, but not a good base-stealer.

That almost describe Owens completely (Owens is a better base stealer but won't hit as high for an average) and people are willing to pencil the guy in CF for next season. :o: