Duaner Sanchez graduated from Francisco E. Carvajal High School in the Dominican Republic.2007Underwent successful shoulder surgery at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery on April 10th...Mets Medical Director Dr. David
Altchek inserted a screw in the coracoid, a small bone in front of his right shoulder, to repair a hairline fracture.2006Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery on August 1st...Dr.David Altchek
performed the procedure...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on July 31st, retroactive to July 30th, with a separation of the right shoulder...Transferred to the 60-Day Disabled List on August 24th...Despite missing the final two months of the year, still finished eighth among NL relievers with a 2.60 ERA...Went 4-0 with a 1.85 ERA (three earned runs/31.2 innings) at Shea...Held righthanded batters to a .179 (19-106) batting average...Constructed a 1.45 ERA (three earned runs/18.2 innings) against National League East opponents...Did not surrender a run in 39 of his 49 appearances...Stranded eight of 10 inherited runners...Began his Mets career with 21.0 scoreless innings...His streak was snapped on May 9 at Philadelphia...Hal Reniff (1967) is the
only other Mets reliever who started his Mets career with 21.0 straight scoreless frames...Dating back to 2005, Duaner had not
allowed a run in a career-high 24.0 innings...His previous best was a 13.1 scoreless inning streak from Aug. 9-Sept. 4, 2005...Compiled a 7.2 scoreless inning streak from June 30-July 18...Recorded his career high fifth win on July 4th vs. Pittsburgh with a scoreless inning in a 7-6 triumph...His previous best was four
victories in 2005 with the Dodgers...Posted his third win on June 3 vs.San Francisco (Game Two) with a scoreless frame in a 3-2, 11 inning victory...Tossed a season-high 3.0 innings to pick up a win in New York's 1-0 victory vs. Arizona on May 31st...Also picked up the win on May 30th vs.Arizona with a scoreless inning...On April 20 at San Diego, induced Eric Young to ground into a double play with the bases loaded with the Mets trailing by a run in the seventh inning...Earned the victory when New York scored six times in the eighth inning en route to a 7-2 win...Tied his career-high with four strikeouts on April 6 vs. Washington...It was the third time he fanned four batters in a game, last done on June 5, 2005, with Los Angeles vs. Milwaukee...Hurled 4.0 shutout innings and earned the save for the Dominican Republic in their 2-1 victory over Venezuela in the second round of the World Baseball Classic.2005Was tied for second in the National League and tied for fifth in the majors with a career-high 79 appearances...Ranked fourth among NL relievers and seventh among major league relief pitchers with 82.0 innings...Assumed the closer's role in August and converted all eight of his save opportunities...Constructed a 13.1-scoreless inning streak from August 9th-September 4th...Held righthanded batters to a .182 (27-148) batting average with 42 strikeouts...In 33 appearances after the All-Star break, he went 2-3 with a 3.09 ERA...Posted a 2.45 ERA and held opponents to a .188 batting average in his final 22 outings from August 9th until the end of the season...Hurled 2.0 innings on 10 occasions, eight of which were scoreless performances...Recorded his first major league save on August 16th at Atlanta, hurling a perfect ninth in the Dodgers' 6-4 win...Picked up his third save on August 20th at Florida...Entered the game with the bases loaded, one out and the tying run on deck and
induced Miguel Cabrera to ground into a double play to end the game...The Dodgers won, 11-6...Notched his fourth save in Los Angeles' 1-0 win on August 28th vs. Houston with a scoreless inning...Had a 9.0-inning scoreless streak over nine appearances from May 9th-May 24th.2004Ranked fourth among National League rookies in innings pitched and fifth in games pitched...Hurled 2.0 innings or more 18 times...Permitted one earned run in 15.0 innings from May 14th-June 13th (over 13 appearances)...Tossed a career-high 3.1 innings on July 3rd at Anaheim...Pitched 1.1 innings to earn his second major league win on May 4th in the Dodgers' 4-3, 11-inning victory...Collected his first major league hit, a double off Rocky Biddle that drove in two runs, on April 30th vs. Montreal...Hurled 2.0 scoreless innings in the NLDS vs. St. Louis.2003Recalled by Pittsburgh on June 23rd...Optioned back to Nashville (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League the following day...Was recalled
for the second time on July 26th...Optioned back on August 10th...Recalled for the final time on September 13th...Earned his first major league win on August 1st vs. Colorado in a 12-11 victory...Pitched a scoreless inning in that contest.2002Was recalled by Arizona on June 14th and made his major league debut that night vs. Detroit...Hurled 1.0 scoreless inning...Didn't allow a run in five of his first six outings with the D-Backs...Optioned to Tucson (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on June 28th...Acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 6th in exchange for righthanded pitcher Mike Fetters...Assigned to Nashville (AAA)...Recalled by the Pirates on September 3rd...Struck out Sammy Sosa to end the game in a 13-3 victory on September 27th at Chicago.2001Split season as a starter with El Paso and Single-A Lancaster...began season with El Paso and went 1-5 with a 5.28 ERA in his first eight starts...lost first three decisions before winning first game on April 22 vs. Round Rock...lost back-to-back starts on May 10 and May 15 before winning consecutive games on May 20 and May 26...was on DL from June 12-July 16 with a right elbow ligament sprain...was reinstated and transferred to Lancaster on July 16...posted a 5-11 record and a 5.78 ERA in 23 starts with the two clubs...spent the winter playing for the Pollos of the Dominican League, where he was converted to a reliever and posted a 0-1 record and an 8.44 ERA (21.1 IP/20 ER) in 11 games.2000Was added to Arizona's 40-man roster prior to the season...spent the entire year with Single-A South Bend...led all Diamondback minor leaguers in starts, complete games and innings pitched (165.1)...his start total also topped the Midwest League charts, while he finished fourth in innings pitched...lost his first three decisions... had a five-start stretch from May 21-June 11 in which he allowed just five earned runs in 34.1 innings of work (1.31 ERA)...recorded back-to-back complete games on June 6 and 11...tossed a one-hitter in a 12-1 victory vs. Dayton on June 11, facing just two batters over the minimum....was charged with three earned runs or less in 10 of his last 12 starts and went 4-3 with a 3.45 ERA from July 4 through the end of the campaign...surrendered just six home runs in 165.1 innings, allowing a long ball once every 27.2 innings.1999Was an honorable mention Pioneer League All-Star selection...began season with Single-A High Desert, his first professional experience in the United States...made just three starts with the Mavericks before being moved to Rookie-Level Missoula...ranked fourth among Pioneer League pitchers in ERA and held opposing hitters to a collective .210 average, the fifth-best mark in the league...picked up a win in each of his first four appearances (three starts)...was named the league's Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 21-27 after going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 15.1 IP and 11 strikeouts in two starts...won his first five decisions before suffering first loss on Aug. 5.