Anibal Sanchez Stats

Anibal Sanchez was born on Monday, February 27, 1984, in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela. Sanchez was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 25, 2006, with the Florida Marlins. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Anibal Sanchez baseball stats page.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"Thrust onto baseball's biggest stage as an emergency starter, Sanchez was simply brilliant, tossing 5 2/3 innings in his Major League debut [ box score ]. Undaunted by Yankee Stadium mystique, the 22-year-old right-hander silenced the Yankees in a 5-0 Florida win in Game 2 of doubleheader." - Joe Frisaro on MLB.com (06/26/2006)

Anibal Sanchez

Anibal Sanchez Autograph on a 2006 Topps Heritage (#52S-AS)

Anibal Sanchez Autograph on a 2006 Topps Heritage (#52S-AS)

Birth Name:
Anibal Alejandro Sánchez ( Twitter : @AnibalSanchez19 )
Nickname:
Sanchee
Born On:
02-27-1984  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
U.E. San Pedro Alesandrino Escuela (Maracay, Venezuela)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
06-25-2006 (Age 22)
Last Game:
Still Active
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

Anibal Sanchez

Anibal Sanchez Pitching Stats

2006 22 Marlins 18 17 0 10 3 .769 2.83 2 1 0 114.1 469 90 36 39 9 46 1 72 4 4 1 0
2007 23 Marlins 6 6 0 2 1 .667 4.80 0 0 0 30.0 151 43 16 17 3 19 1 14 3 2 0 0
2008 24 Marlins 10 10 0 2 5 .286 5.57 0 0 0 51.2 241 54 32 35 7 27 2 50 1 6 0 0
2009 25 Marlins 16 16 0 4 8 .333 3.87 0 0 0 86.0 383 84 37 39 10 46 5 71 0 1 1 0
2010 26 Marlins 32 32 0 13 12 .520 3.55 1 1 0 195.0 841 192 77 89 10 70 5 157 7 7 0 0
2011 27 Marlins 32 32 0 8 9 .471 3.67 3 2 0 196.1 830 187 80 85 20 64 8 202 4 5 5 0
2012 28 Marlins 19 19 0 5 7 .417 3.94 0 0 0 121.0 504 119 53 59 12 33 2 110 4 2 1 0
2012 28 Tigers 12 12 0 4 6 .400 3.74 1 1 0 74.2 316 81 31 36 8 15 1 57 3 3 0 0
2013 29 Tigers 29 29 0 14 8 .636 2.57 1 1 0 182.0 746 156 52 56 9 54 1 202 7 2 0 0
2014 30 Tigers 22 21 0 8 5 .615 3.43 0 0 0 126.0 514 108 48 55 4 30 1 102 5 3 0 0
2015 31 Tigers 25 25 0 10 10 .500 4.99 1 0 0 157.0 660 152 87 89 29 49 1 138 5 1 3 0
2016 32 Tigers 35 26 3 7 13 .350 5.87 0 0 0 153.1 668 171 100 108 30 53 1 135 7 5 2 0
2017 33 Tigers 28 17 6 3 7 .300 6.41 0 0 0 105.1 482 139 75 81 26 29 1 104 5 4 1 0
2018 34 Braves 25 24 0 7 6 .538 2.83 0 0 0 136.2 553 106 43 48 15 42 0 135 4 4 0 0
2019 35 Nationals 30 30 0 11 8 .579 3.85 0 0 0 166.0 712 153 71 77 22 58 10 134 1 4 3 0
14 Years 339 316 9 108 108 .500 3.98 9 6 0 1,895.1 8,070 1,835 838 913 214 635 40 1,683 60 53 17 0

Anibal Sanchez

Anibal Sanchez Hitting Stats

2006 22 Marlins 18 35 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 14 3 0 0 1 .114 .114 .114
2007 23 Marlins 6 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 1 0 0 0 .091 .231 .091
2008 24 Marlins 10 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1 0 0 0 .000 .056 .000
2009 25 Marlins 16 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 8 5 0 0 0 .000 .115 .000
2010 26 Marlins 33 59 3 6 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 28 6 0 0 0 .102 .159 .102
2011 27 Marlins 32 57 1 7 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 23 9 0 0 0 .123 .180 .123
2012 28 Marlins 19 30 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 18 4 0 0 0 .100 .129 .167
2012 28 Tigers 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 29 Tigers 29 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000
2014 30 Tigers 22 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400
2015 31 Tigers 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 32 Tigers 35 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2017 33 Tigers 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2018 34 Braves 25 41 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 25 2 0 0 2 .024 .048 .024
2019 35 Nationals 30 52 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 24 4 0 0 3 .115 .115 .115
14 Years 340 346 8 29 1 1 0 0 8 17 0 169 37 0 0 6 .084 .127 .092

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Anibal Sanchez Fielding Stats

2006 Marlins P 18 17 342 29 1.6 28 15 13 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.21
2007 Marlins P 6 6 90 12 2.0 10 2 8 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 3.00
2008 Marlins P 10 10 156 11 1.1 7 2 5 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .636 1.21
2009 Marlins P 16 16 258 18 1.1 16 6 10 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.67
2010 Marlins P 32 32 585 44 1.4 39 14 25 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .886 1.80
2011 Marlins P 32 32 588 45 1.4 44 18 26 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.02
2012 Marlins P 19 19 363 24 1.3 23 10 13 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.71
2012 Tigers P 12 12 224 20 1.7 19 6 13 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .950 2.29
2013 Tigers P 29 29 546 37 1.3 36 17 19 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .973 1.78
2014 Tigers P 22 21 378 29 1.3 29 11 18 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.07
2015 Tigers P 25 25 471 36 1.4 36 21 15 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.06
2016 Tigers P 35 26 460 28 0.8 26 13 13 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.53
2017 Tigers P 28 17 316 13 0.5 10 4 6 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .769 0.85
2018 Braves P 25 24 410 37 1.5 35 12 23 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .946 2.30
2019 Nationals P 30 30 498 39 1.3 35 17 18 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .897 1.90
P Totals 339 316 5,685 422 1.2 393 168 225 29 14 n/a n/a n/a .931 1.87
14 Years 339 316 5,685 422 1.2 393 168 225 29 14 n/a n/a n/a .931 1.87

Anibal Sanchez

Anibal Sanchez Miscellaneous Stats

2006 Marlins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.5 17.5 1.57 5.67 3.62
2007 Marlins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.74 4.20 5.70
2008 Marlins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.4 0.0 1.85 8.71 4.70
2009 Marlins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.9 0.0 1.54 7.43 4.81
2010 Marlins 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0.0 2.1 59.0 2.24 7.25 3.23
2011 Marlins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.5 19.0 3.16 9.26 2.93
2012 Marlins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.7 0.0 3.33 8.18 2.45
2012 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.80 6.87 1.81
2013 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 0.0 3.74 9.99 2.67
2014 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.7 5.0 3.40 7.29 2.14
2015 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.82 7.91 2.81
2016 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.55 7.92 3.11
2017 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.0 0.0 3.59 8.89 2.48
2018 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.6 0.0 3.21 8.89 2.77
2019 Nationals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.2 52.0 2.31 7.27 3.14
14 Years 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0.0 2.0 43.3 2.65 7.99 3.02

Anibal Sanchez

Anibal Sanchez Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2006 Florida Marlins 36 $327,000.00 - -
2007 Florida Marlins 36 $381,000.00 - -
2008 Florida Marlins 36 $390,000.00 - -
2009 Florida Marlins 19 $400,000.00 - -
2010 Florida Marlins 19 $1,250,000.00 - -
2011 Florida Marlins 19 $3,700,000.00 - -
2012 Miami Marlins 19 $8,000,000.00 - -
2012 Detroit Tigers 19 "     " - Stats
2013 Detroit Tigers 19 $8,800,000.00 - -
2014 Detroit Tigers 19 $15,800,000.00 - -
2015 Detroit Tigers 19 $16,800,000.00 - -
2016 Detroit Tigers 19 $16,800,000.00 - -
2017 Detroit Tigers 19 $16,800,000.00 - -
2018 Atlanta Braves 19 $1,000,000.00 - -
2019 Washington Nationals 19 $6,000,000.00 - Stats
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Did you know that Anibal Sanchez was the sixth starting pitcher in Florida Marlins history to win his Major League debut ( June 25, 2006 )? The starting / winning Fish who came before Sanchee were A.J. Burnett ( August 17, 1999 ), Brad Penny ( April 7, 2000 ), Jason Grilli ( May 11, 2000 ), Josh Beckett ( September 4, 2001 ) and Scott Olsen ( June 25, 2005 ).
Anibal Sanchez No Hitter
Anibal Sanchez No Hitter | Photo by Sports Illustrated ( Link ) | Photoshopped by Baseball Almanac

Did you know that when Anibal Sanchez threw a no-hitter on September 6, 2006 , he ended the longest no-hitter drought in Major League Baseball history (6,364 consecutive Major League games without a no-hitter / the streak starting the day after May 18, 2004 , when Randy Johnson threw a perfect game ). Anibal was the second Venezuelan -born pitcher to record a no hitter, joining Wilson Alvarez ( August 11, 1991 ), and the fourth Marlins no-hit pitcher, joining Al Leiter ( May 11, 1996 ), Kevin Brown ( June 10, 1997 ) and A.J. Burnett ( May 12, 2001 ).

Did you know that Anibal Sanchez had his first career extra base hit on April 15, 2012 , a triple at Marlins Park - which also happened to be the first triple ever hit in the newly opened ballpark (it was just four games old)?

Did you know that when Anibal Sanchez won the ERA Title in 2013 , finishing the year with an American League leading 2.40 ERA / Top 25 , he was the fourth Detroit Tiger right-handed pitcher with an ERA championship , joining Dizzy Trout ( 1944 ), Mark Fidrych ( 1976 ) and Justin Verlander ( 2011 )?

On October 12, 2013 , Anibal Sanchez became only the second pitcher in Major League history (the first from an American League team) to strike out four batters in the same inning during a postseason game and the first Detroit Tigers pitcher in history to record a four strikeout inning . The four batters who "helped" Anibal make history were Jacoby Ellsbury , Shane Victorino (reached base on a passed ball), David Ortiz and Mike Napoli .

On October 14, 1908 , Orval Overall , during the first inning of Game 5 in the 1908 World Series , became the first pitcher to strikeout four in a postseason inning. The four batters who "helped" Orval make history were Charley O'Leary , Ty Cobb , Claude Rossman (reached base on the passed ball) and Germany Schaefer .

Anibal Sanchez, 17-Strikeouts Ticket
Anibal Sanchez 17-Strikeout Ticket | April 26, 2013 | Baseball Almanac Collection
Anibal Sanchez, who was traded to the Detroit Tigers on July 23, 2012, has struck out more hitters in a game than any Detroit Tigers pitcher EVER ! On April 26, 2013 , during a 10–0 interleague victory at Comerica Park against the Atlanta Braves, Sanchez set a new franchise record with 17 strikeouts, breaking the previous team record of 16 set by Mickey Lolich on May 23, 1969 (who tied his own record that same season on June 9, 1969 ). Amazingly, Sanchez set the team record in only 8 innings, as he was removed from the game prior to the ninth inning after throwing 121 pitches.

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