Alex Sanchez

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Alex Sanchez MLB Career Stats

1527 .296 6 111 122 .702

Alex Sanchez Bio

  • Full Name: Alexis Sanchez
  • Born: 8/26/1976 in Havana, Cuba
  • College: Miami Dade CC
  • Debut: 6/15/2001
  • Last Game: 7/23/2005
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MLB Career Stats 1527 193 452 6 111 122 .296 .330 .702


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Alex Sanchez Stats

*Since 2006

Alex Sanchez Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Alex Sanchez Statcast Events


Alex Sanchez Awards

Brewers Harvey Kuenn Award

Year Team League
2002 Milwaukee NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
1999 Orlando SOU

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Quintana Roo MEX

Alex Sanchez Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2002 37 5th in NL
2003 44 2nd in AL
2004 19 13th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2002 7 6th in NL
2003 5 20th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2002 14 4th in NL
2003 6 21st in NL
2003 18 1st in AL
2004 13 2nd in AL

Alexis Sanchez Bio Info

Alexis Sanchez...attended Miami-Dade Wolfson Community August 1994, left his native Cuba via a raft and spent 16 months in a refugee camp in Guantanamo Bay. 2006 During Spring Training was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract...played in 38 games with Louisville (AAA), where he hit .225 with four RBI and five stolen bases...began the season with Louisville, but appeared in 20 games with Chattanooga (AA) from April 11 to May 3...batted .297 with two home runs and 11 RBI at Double-A...was transferred back to Louisville on May 4... released by Reds organization on June 15...Played for La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League...batted .350 (48x137) with three home runs and 22 RBI...recorded four stolen bases in 35 games...hit .358 (24x67) with five RBI in 15 playoff games with Mazatlan in the Mexican Winter League. 2005 Combined to appear in 68 games for the Devil Rays, Giants, Arizona League Giants and Fresno (AAA)... was released by the Tigers during Spring Training... on March 19, was signed by the Devil Rays to a minor league contract... from April 4-13 was on Major League Baseball's restricted list, and on June 13 was designated for assignment... claimed off waivers by the Giants on June 23. 2004 Batted a career-high .322 for the Tigers, but missed most of the second half of the season with a right hamstring strain and right quadricep strain...Led the American League with 29 bunt singles, while he finished third with 37 infield hits...Tied for second in the league with 13 caught stealings and tied for sixth with 12 sacrifice bunts...Successful in 59.4 percent of his stolen base attempts (19x32), third-worst in the league...Tied for third among league outfielders with nine errors...Named the best bunter in the American League by Baseball America...Matched a career best with an 11-game hitting streak April 8-28, batting .404 (19x47) with 11 runs scored, a double, triple, home run and six RBI...Homered April 8 against Minnesota, his first home run since July 5, 2003 at Kansas City -- a stretch of 270 atbats...Left the game on April 18 at Cleveland in the seventh inning with a left groin strain sustained running to second base on a double...returned to the lineup on April 21 at Minnesota after missing two games...Equaled a career high with three RBI on April 21 at Minnesota -- also collected three RBI on May 8 at Texas to match his career best...Sat out April 23-24 versus Cleveland with the flu before pinch-running on April 25 against Cleveland...returned to the lineup on April 27 versus Anaheim...Swiped the 100th base of his career on May 9 at Texas...Left the game on May 13 versus Oakland before the start of fifth inning with a tight right groin...returned to the lineup on May 16 against Texas after missing two games...Finished with four hits May 27 at Kansas City to match his career high...Hit safely in 17 of his 20 games May 7-June 1 to raise his batting average from .298 to a season-high .359 -- batted .413 (38x92) over the 20-game stretch, scoring 12 runs and collecting three doubles, a home run and nine RBI...In 24 games during May, he hit .370 (40x108) with 12 runs scored, four doubles, a home run, 10 RBI and seven stolen bases -- his 40 hits were the most in a single month by a Tigers player since Bobby Higginson collected 42 hits in August of 1997...finished fourth in the American League with 40 hits during May, while he tied for fourth with seven stolen bases and finished sixth with a .370 batting average...Hit safely in 13 of his 14 games June 26-August 5, batting .400 (22x55) with eight runs scored, two doubles, a triple and six RBI...Tied for fourth in the American League with seven stolen bases during June...managed a .261 batting average (24x92) in 22 games during the month...Left the game on June 26 against Arizona in the fifth inning with a mild right hamstring strain sustained while legging out a bunt single...missed four games before returning to the lineup on July 2 at Colorado...aggravated the injury on July 7 at Yankee Stadium against New York while running to first base on a sacrifice bunt in the second inning -- remained in the game before being lifted for a pinch-hitter in the fourth inning... Landed on the disabled list retroactive to July 8 with a right hamstring strain on July 15...Joined Triple A Toledo for a rehab assignment on July 27 and played in two games before being recalled from his rehab assignment and reinstated from the disabled list by the Tigers on July 29...Left the game on August 8 versus Boston in the ninth inning with a quadricep injury...missed the remainder of the season after being placed on the disabled list on August 9 with a right quadricep strain...Batted .348 (49x141) with lefties on the mound and .304 (58x191) against righthanded pitchers...His .952 fielding percentage is fourth-worst among Tigers outfielders with at least 75 games played since 1961, trailing Willie Horton's .942 (1973), Melvin Nieves' .943 (1996) and Larry Herndon's .951 (1983)...Posted a .336 on-base percentage when hitting in the lead-off spot, fourth-lowest in the league...Batted .446 (33x74) when putting the first pitch in play, eighth-best in the league...Reached three balls in a count only 26 times during the season, batting .158 (3x19) with seven walks. 2003 Began the season as the Brewers' starting center fielder and appeared in 43 games there before he was traded to the Tigers on May 27... combined for 52 stolen bases, third-highest total in the Major Leagues... hit .465 during a nine-game hitting streak from April 13-23... on June 25 at Boston suffered a jammed ring finger on his left hand... missed just one game but aggravated the injury on July 13 vs Boston... because of the All-Star break, didn't miss any more action... on August 28 at Cleveland suffered a strained left hip flexor and missed nine of Detroit's next 10 games. 2002 Spent his first full season in the Major Leagues hitting .289 in 112 games for the Brewers with one home run, 37 stolen bases and 37 runs batted in ... established career marks in: batting average, games played, runs scored, hits, doubles, triples, home runs, runs batted in, and stolen bases ... named to the Toppsb Rookie All-Star team becoming the first Brewers rookie to be named since Cal Eldred and Pat Listach were named to the 1992 squad ... awarded the Brewers Harvey Kuenn Award for batting excellence ... Brewers leader in stolen bases and triples ... set Brewers National League record with 37 stolen bases becoming the first Brewers with 30-or-more stolen bases since 1992 ... ranked in the Top Ten in the National League in stolen bases and is eighth on the Brewers all-time Top 10 for steals in a season ... had a career-day May 9 at Chicago (N) going 4-5 with three stolen bases, both career-marks ... equaled career-mark swiping three bases on July 13 vs Pittsburgh ... collected a career-high four hits on four occasions; July 24 at Los Angeles, June 29 at Minnesota, May 31 at San Diego and May 9 at Chicago for the most games with four-or-more hits since Jeff Cirillo and Fernando Vina accomplished the feat in 1998 ... put together a career-high seven-game hitting streak twice, July 3-13 and May 29-June 5 ... hit his first Major League home run on August 31 at Cincinnati off Chris Reitsma ... suffered a displaced fracture of his left fibula in a play at second base on September 1 at Cincinnati ... underwent surgery at St. Michael Hospital in Milwaukee on September 3 ... a plate and six screws were inserted in the ankle ... the surgery was performed by Dr. William Raasch. 2001 Began season in Tampa Bay Devil Rays system before being picked off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers ... divided his time between Triple A Indianapolis and Milwaukee ... batted .313 in 83 games at Indy and .206 in 30 games with Milwaukee ... began the season with the Indians hitting safely in 10 consecutive games May 3 - 13, raising his average from .256 to .282 ... posted season-best 14-game hitting streak from May 30 - June 29 pushing his average to season-best .326 ... recalled by Milwaukee for the first time on June 9 ... made his Major League debut on June 15 vs Kansas City ... collected his first Major League hit with a double in the sixth upon the gamebs resumption on June 16 ... tallied career best two hits June 18 at Cincinnati ... would equal this mark July 8 at San Francisco and September 23 vs Cincinnati ... optioned to Indianapolis on June 24 ... went 8-for-8 with two doubles, four runs batted in and three runs scored in two games at Buffalo on June 26 and 27, collecting a season-high four hits in each game ... hit at a .415 clip over the course of 56 at-bats during the month of June driving in eight runs, scoring 13 and swiping each of the eight bases he attempted to steal ... recalled by Milwaukee on July 2 ... placed on 15-Day Disabled List on July 18, retro to July 16, with a left groin strain ... reinstated from the disabled list on July 31 and optioned to Indianapolis on August 1 ... hit his only home run of the season, a solo shot, vs Louisville on August 27 ... recorded a .358 average with runners on base ... batted .357 with runners in scoring position for Indianapolis ... recalled by Milwaukee for the third and final time September 4. 2000 Led all of Triple A with 52 stolen bases, despite a monthbs stay at Double A Orlando ... had 13 more steals than the second place finisher ... was caught stealing 26 times, second most in all of the minors ... totaled 54 steals between Triple A Durham and Orlando ... owns 260 in his last four seasons, more than any other player in professional baseball ... finished one theft shy of the organization lead - Charlestonbs Carl Crawford (55) ... began the season with Durham, but was quickly transferred to Orlando on April 13 after Rays optioned outfielder Quinton McCracken and Jose Guillen to Triple A ... hit .291 in 20 games with the ObRays, hitting safely in all but three games ... played 17 games in left and three in center ... returned to the Bulls on May 13 going three-for-six with season-high three runs batted in during 24-8 route vs Scranton Wilkes-Barre ... was at a season-low .179 on May 31 for Durham, then hit .318 the rest of the way lifting his season mark to .291 ... batted .310 from the lead-off spot ... played 81 games in centerfield, 20 in leftfield and eight in right field ... started all five of Durhambs play-off games hitting .261 with a stolen base ... set career marks with 88 runs scored and 20 doubles ... played winter ball for Pastora in Venezuela ... led league with 20 steals ... led the VL with 25 post-season hits and finished second with a .368 average. 1999 Tops in the Devil Rays' organization with 48 stolen bases at Orlando, his first full season above the Class A level . . . stolen base mark was eighth most in all of Double A, second in the Southern League . . . named Southern League's Best Baserunner by Baseball America . . . also led the O-Rays in at-bats (500) and triples (tied four) . . . promoted to Durham on September 4 for the Bulls' remaining three regular season games and the International League playoffs . . . started all seven post season games for the Bulls hitting .250 leading the team in runs (five) and stolen bases (six) . . . posted season-high 16-game hitting streak May 24 - June 15 (.284, 19-67) . . . stole a base in season-high five consecutive games, April 23 - 29 . . . invited to play in the Futures Game July 11 at Fenway Park during All-Star week . . . went 1-for-3 and robbed Cleveland prospect Russell Branyan of a home run by reaching into the bullpen . . . led the Venezuelan Winter League in stolen bases and ranked among the league leaders in hitting . . . .also played in Puerto Rico. 1998 Named Devil Rays' Minor League Player of the Year topping the system in hitting (.330) and stolen bases (66) . . . finished with 180 hits, fifth among minor leaguers . . . selected to the Florida State League All-Star Game ranking among the league leaders in hits (first), steals (3rd/4th in minors), hitting (third) and triples (tied-fourth) . . . voted Fastest Baserunner by Baseball America . . . began the season hitting safely in 20 of 22 games (.359) with 13 stolen bases to earn Devil Rays Organization Player of the Month honors for April . . . hit safely in 105 of his 128 games played, parlaying hitting streaks of eight, 11, 14 and 20 games . . . never went more than one game without a hit . . . enjoyed 54 multi-hit games - 38 two-hit games, 11 three-hit and five four-hit affairs . . . strung together five consecutive from August 7 - 12 . . . compiled 13 multi-steal games . . . collected three hits and stole a base at the Florida State League All-Star Game on June 20. 1997 Named Most Exciting Player in the South Atlantic League by Baseball America playing for Class A Charleston . . . stole 92 bases, more than any minor league player since Ramon Sambo's 98 for Cedar Rapids in 1988 . . . led the RiverDogs in at-bats (537), runs (73), hits (155) and triples (six) in addition to thefts. 1996 Batted .282 with 64 hits and 20 stolen bases for the Gulf Coast League Devil Rays earning him a spot on the GCL All-Star team.