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Brian Sanches MLB Career Stats

13-7 3.75 235.0 204 1.41

Brian Sanches Bio

  • Full Name: Brian Lee Sanches
  • Born: 8/8/1978 in Beaumont, TX
  • Draft: 1999, Kansas City Royals, 2nd rd. (54th overall)
  • College: Lamar
  • Debut: June 1, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 7/14/2012
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MLB Career Stats 13 7 3.75 195 2 0 235.0 204 1.41


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INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Columbus INT

Brian Sanches Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 4, 2013 RHP Brian Sanches elected free agency.
June 27, 2013 RHP Brian Sanches assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
June 24, 2013 Brian Sanches assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 11, 2013 Brian Sanches roster status changed by Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 30, 2013 Omaha Storm Chasers placed RHP Brian Sanches on the temporarily inactive list.
November 16, 2012 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Brian Sanches to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 RHP Brian Sanches elected free agency.
August 5, 2012 Houston Astros signed free agent RHP Brian Sanches to a minor league contract.
August 5, 2012 RHP Brian Sanches assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 31, 2012 Lehigh Valley IronPigs released RHP Brian Sanches.
July 17, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies sent RHP Brian Sanches outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 28, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of Brian Sanches from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 11, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies sent Brian Sanches outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 1, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of Brian Sanches from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 31, 2012 Brian Sanches assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 30, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Brian Sanches to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2011 Florida Marlins sent Brian Sanches outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 5, 2011 Brian Sanches roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
September 3, 2011 sent RHP Brian Sanches on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
August 17, 2011 Florida Marlins placed RHP Brian Sanches on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 10, 2011. Right elbow strain.
April 26, 2010 Brian Sanches roster status changed by Jupiter Hammerheads.
April 26, 2010 Florida Marlins activated RHP Brian Sanches from the 15-day disabled list.
April 19, 2010 sent RHP Brian Sanches on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
April 3, 2010 Florida Marlins placed RHP Brian Sanches on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right hamstring.
May 18, 2009 Florida Marlins selected the contract of RHP Brian Sanches from New Orleans Zephyrs.
November 17, 2008 New Orleans Zephyrs signed free agent Brian Sanches.

Brian Lee Sanches Bio Info

Full name is Brian Lee Sanches...he and his wife, Kylie, have one daughter, Charlee (8/16/07), and one son, Cole (4/21/09)...Graduated from Nederland (Texas) High School in 1996...played baseball, football, basketball and ran track... tossed three no-hitters while in high school...Attended Lamar University (Beaumont, Texas) where he was named Pitcher of the Year for the Cardinals... completed his education in 2010 earning a degree in general studies. 2012 Brian opened the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA) in the Phillies organization before having his contract selected on May 1...Made 6 appearances with the Phillies over two stints before being released and signing a minor league contract with the Astros on August 5...Pitched in Oklahoma City (AAA) the remainder of the campaign. 2011 Spent his 3rd season with FLA where he tied his career high with 4 wins (2009)...Went 4-1, 3.51 ERA (22 ER, 56.1 IP) in 37 relief appearances and 0-0, 8.44 ERA (5 ER, 5.1 IP) in 2 starts...Began the season with a 13.2-ining scoreless streak; allowed his 1st run on 4/27 vs LAD...Pitched a career-high 4.0 innings in his season debut, 4/3 vs NYM...Went 3-1, 0.61 ERA (1 ER, 14.2 IP) in 9 April games...Made his 1st career ML start, 5/28 at LAD (ND); also made a start on 6/22 vs LAA (ND)...Was placed on the 15-day DL on 8/17 (retro to 8/10) with a right elbow strain; made 1 rehab assignment appearance with Jupiter (A) on 9/3 before being activated on 9/5...Held RHH to a .198 AVG (23-116) and LHH to a .257 AVG (29-113)...Stranded all 19 of his inherited runners. 2010 Posted a 2-2 record and 2.26 ERA in his second full season with the Marlins. Set career bests in ERA, appearances (61), innings pitched (63.2) and strikeouts (54) ... Began the 2010 campaign on the 15-day Disabled List with a strained right hamstring. Recalled from rehab and reinstated from the DL on April 26. Appeared in three rehab games with single- A Jupiter, going 0-1 with a 2.25 ERA (4.0 IP/1 ER), including one start ... Over the first four months of the season, went 0-2 with a 3.31 ERA (35.1 IP/13 ER) in 38 appearances. From August to October, went 2-0 with a 0.95 ERA (28.1 IP/3 ER) in 23 games ... Made his season debut on April 27 vs. San Diego, allowing one hit with a walk and a strikeout over 1.0 inning ... Started the season with 7.1 scoreless innings over his first seven games, allowing just four hits ... Allowed his first run on May 15 vs. New York (0.2 IP) ... Tossed a season-best 2.0 innings on July 8 at Arizona. Equaled the total seven more times throughout the season ... Held opponents scoreless in 50 of his 61 appearances, allowing multiple runs only five times ... On August 30 vs. Washington, allowed a season-high four runs, none of which were earned ... Recorded four of five outs by strikeout on September 12 at Washington to mark a season-high. Entered the game in the sixth inning and struck out the side and was awarded with the win ... Ranked seventh in the National League among relievers who appeared in at least 50 games in average against, holding opponents to a .194 mark (43x222). Held right-handed hitters to a .195 mark (24x123) while lefties hit .192 (19x99) ... Tossed a season-best 12.0 scoreless innings from September 1-28 ... Owned a road ERA of 1.98 (27.1 IP/6 ER) while his home ERA rose to 2.48 (36.1 IP/10 ER) ... He retired 45 of 61 first batters faced (75.0%) and allowed only seven of 26 inherited baserunners to score (26.9%) ... When pitching on consecutive days, had an 0-2 mark and 8.74 ERA (11.1 IP/11 ER). When having at least one day of rest, posted a 2-0 record and 0.86 ERA (52.1 IP/5 ER). 2009 Started his 11th professional campaign at triple-A New Orleans, where he posted a 1-1 record and four saves with a 2.04 ERA in 16 games with the Zephyrs. He struck out 22 batters while only walking four in his 17.2 innings...Had contract selected by Florida on May 18 and went on to set career-bests in every category. Posted a 4-2 record and 2.56 ERA in 47 games with the Marlins. Walked 26 batters and struck out 51 in his 56.1 innings of work...Began the season with 25.2 consecutive scoreless innings at home, which marked the third longest home scoreless streak in franchise history and longest by a reliever. Surrendered first run at home on August 25 vs. San Diego. His streak was the longest by a reliever since Toronto's Scott Downs tossed 30.2 scoreless from April 18 to September 6, 2008...Made 26 of his 47 appearances at Sun Life Stadium, surrendering only six earned runs in 32.1 innings pitched (1.67 ERA). On the road, allowed 10 earned runs in 24.0 innings (3.75 ERA). Had identical 2-1 records at home and on the road...Provided a season-best 13.2 scoreless innings from June 27 to August 5, a span of 10 appearances...Threw 2.0-or-more innings 10 times this season. In those games, he owned a 0.41 ERA (22.0 IP/1 ER), though the Marlins went 2-8 overall...Tossed a career-high 3.1 innings August 1 against Chicago. In that game he struck out six batters, which also established a career-best...Was 0x3 in save opportunities and has yet to save a Major League game in four chances...Retired 61.7% of his first batters faced (29x47) and allowed 35.7% of inherited runners to score (10x26). 2008 Began the 2008 season with triple-A Columbus in the Washington Nationals organization...had contract purchased by Nationals on May 23 and posted a 2-0 record and 7.36 ERA (11.0 IP/9 ER) in 12 appearances. 2007 Began the season with Ottawa (AAA)...Had 36 SO in 26.2 IP (12.1 SO/9.0 IP) over a 20-game span, 5/2-7/25... Converted each of his first 9 save opportunities... Was recalled on 6/17... Appeared in both games of a DH, 6/29 vs NYM (2.1 IP, 2 BB, 3 SO)... Compiled a 2.08 ERA (2 ER, 8.2 IP) through his first 7 ML appearances... Held opposing hitters to a .152 (5-33) average through his first 10 games... Optioned back to Ottawa on 7/15... Made a spot start, 7/25 at Richmond (L, 2.1 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 2 SO)... Was recalled again on 8/23 and made 1 appearance before being optioned back to Ottawa on 8/25... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in his final ML appearance of the season, 8/24 vs SD. 2006 Was a non-roster invitee to spring training...Began the season with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)...Compiled a 0.64 ERA (1 ER, 14.0 IP) over a 13-game stretch, 4/18-5/24, which included a 9.0-inning scoreless streak...Established a Scranton record by retiring 30 straight batters, 4/14-5/9; previous mark was 24 straight by Robert Gaddy in 1994...Had his contract purchased on 5/30...Made his ML debut, 6/1 at Dodger Stadium (2.0 IP, 1 BB, 3 SO)...Appeared in 2 games before being optioned back to Scranton on 6/6...Recalled on 6/10 and appeared in 4 games before being optioned on 6/17...Was recalled again on 7/31 and compiled a 6.75 ERA in 8 games before being optioned back on 8/25...Was recalled for the final time on 9/3...Had 9 SO in 3.2 IP (2 G), including a season/career-high 5 SO, 8/18 vs WSH (1.2 IP). 2005 Pitched the entire season with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)...Began the season with a 10.2-inning scoreless streak (8 G)...Held left-handers to a .212 average...Allowed just 1 HR through his first 29.0 IP...Made 2 spot starts: 7/28 vs Ottawa (4.0 IP, 1 ER) and 8/4 at Ottawa (4.1 IP, 3 ER)...Recorded 16 SO in his final 11.2 IP (12.34 SO/9.0 IP)...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 21 of his 51 appearances (41%). 2004 Spent the majority of the season with Reading (AA)...Posted a 1.98 ERA (3 ER, 13.2 IP) in 8 April games...Compiled a 0.35 ERA (1 ER, 26.0 IP) over a 17-game span, 6/16-8/5 (3-1, 2 SV, 11 H, 23 SO, 14 BB)...Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week, 6/28-7/4 (1-0, 3 G, 6.1 IP, 4 H, 1 BB, 9 SO)...Held opponents to a .120 avg and had a 0.61 ERA (1 ER, 14.2 IP) in 9 July games...Held left-handed hitters to a .200 avg and had a .217 overall mark for the season...Promoted to Scranton, 8/26, where he finished the season. 2003 His 3rd straight season with Wichita (AA)...Went 1-0, 1.83 ERA (9 ER, 44.1 IP) in 19 road games...Earned his only win pitching 5.0 scoreless innings, 7/2 at Arkansas. 2002 Recorded a professional-high 10 wins for Wichita...Led the club in wins, innings and SO...Began the season 2-0, 2.00 ERA (4 ER, 18.0 IP), 4/5-19...Won 4 consecutive decisions in a 7-game span, 7/1-8/1. 2001 Spent 1st season with Wichita...Pitched 7.0 scoreless innings for his 1st win, 4/26 at San Antonio... Half of his 6 wins came in a 4-start span, 6/21-7/7, when he went 3-0, 2.00 ERA (6 ER, 27.0 IP). 2000 Pitched for Wilmington (A)...Ranked 2nd in Carolina League in losses and starts, 4th in CG and 5th in innings...Pitched the lone no-hitter in the CL in 2000, 5/2 vs Lynchburg (9.0 IP, 11 SO,2 BB)...Won his final 2 starts, 8/28-9/2, after allowing just 1 unearned run in 14.0 IP. 1999 Began pro career with Spokane (A)...Pitched scoreless ball in 2 consecutive starts (10.0 IP), 8/6 vs Yakima (1st pro win) and 8/11 vs Everett...Struck out a season-high 11 batters in 6.0 IP, 8/27 vs Boise.