Angel Sanchez #36

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/205

Angel Sanchez MLB Career Stats

.254 1 54 3 .610

Angel Sanchez Bio

  • Full Name: Angel Luis Sanchez
  • Born: 9/20/1983 in Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Draft: 2001, Kansas City Royals, 11th rd. (325th overall)
  • High School: Florencia Garcia, Las Piedras, PR
  • Debut: September 23, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 4/9/2013
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MLB Career Stats 570 67 145 1 54 3 .254 .303 .610


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Angel Sanchez Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Houston NL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 NW Arkansas TEX

Caribbean Series All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Puerto Rico CS

PWL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Mayaguez LBPPR

Angel Sanchez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 10, 2014 Chattanooga Lookouts activated SS Angel Sanchez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 31, 2014 Chattanooga Lookouts placed SS Angel Sanchez on the 7-day disabled list.
June 13, 2014 SS Angel Sanchez assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts.
June 12, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent SS Angel Sanchez to a minor league contract.
August 1, 2013 Charlotte Knights released SS Angel Sanchez.
May 25, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent Angel Sanchez outright to Charlotte Knights.
May 15, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent SS Angel Sanchez on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
April 14, 2013 Chicago White Sox placed 2B Angel Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list. Lower Back Strain
December 6, 2012 Chicago White Sox claimed 2B Angel Sanchez off waivers from Los Angeles Angels.
October 25, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent Angel Sanchez.
October 4, 2012 SS Angel Sanchez elected free agency.
July 20, 2012 Oklahoma City RedHawks activated SS Angel Sanchez from the temporarily inactive list.
July 16, 2012 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed SS Angel Sanchez on the temporarily inactive list.
February 1, 2012 Houston Astros sent SS Angel Sanchez outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
January 24, 2012 Houston Astros designated Angel Sanchez for assignment.
July 2, 2010 SS Angel Sanchez assigned to Houston Astros.
July 1, 2010 Houston Astros traded C Kevin Cash to Boston Red Sox for SS Angel Sanchez.
June 26, 2010 Angel Sanchez assigned to Boston Red Sox.
May 24, 2010 Boston Red Sox optioned SS Angel Sanchez to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 20, 2010 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Angel Sanchez from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 7, 2010 Angel Sanchez assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
January 15, 2010 Boston Red Sox signed free agent SS Angel Sanchez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 SS Angel Sanchez elected free agency.
November 3, 2008 SS Angel Sanchez roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
September 20, 2006 Kansas City Royals activated SS Angel Sanchez.
March 13, 2006 Kansas City Royals reassigned SS Angel Sanchez to the minor leagues.

Angel Luis Sanchez Bio Info

He and his wife, Mechelle, have one daughter, Shaylen (April 16, 2009)...First name is pronounced "Ahn-HELL."...Is a 2001 graduate from Florencia Garcia High School in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico...drafted by Kansas City in the 11th round of the 2001 June draft...signed by Royals scout Johnny Ramos...Named the Astros 2011 Opening Day shortstop in 2011...marked his first time on an Opening Day roster and his first OD start...Outrighted off the Astros 40-man roster on Jan. 24, to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training on Feb. 1, 2012. 2012 Led Class AAA Oklahoma City in average (.320), tied for the team lead in walks (40) and ranked third in hits (110) ... appeared in 78 games at shortstop, 23 at second base and three at third ... batted .298 (67-225) with four home runs and 32 RBIs in the first half of the season and .361 (43-119) with a home run and 13 RBIs in the second half ... went 34-98 (.347) with RISP and 11-15 (.467) with bases loaded ... recorded 10-game hitting streaks from 7/1-15 and 8/7-21 ... reached base in 20 consecutive home games from 6/30-8/27 ... collected a season-high four hits on 7/31 vs. Omaha ... went 3-4 with a home run and three RBIs on 8/29 vs. Albuquerque. 2011 Set career highs in runs (35), doubles (10), homers (1), RBI (28), walks (27) and stolen bases (3)...had a walk-off, RBI-bunt hit on Sept. 26 vs. STL in the 10th inning...was his first walk-off RBI, and the club's ninth walk-off win of the 37 games as a pinch-hitter, hit .313 (10x32) with two RBI and four walks...ranked 10th in the NL in batting average as a PH...finished the season with hits in both of his last two pinch-hit at-bats...had 41 starts at shortstop, 14 at second base and eight at third base...did not commit an error in his 29 overall combined games at second base and third base...hit his first career MLB home run in his 317th career at-bat on April 11 vs. CHC off Ryan Dempster in the 7th inning...was the Astros Opening Day shortstop, marking his first time on an Opening Day roster and his first OD start...played for Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League following the season and hit .293 (27x92) with one home run and 10 RBI in 24 games. 2010 Hit .277 (70x253) with 25 RBI in 66 combined games with Houston (65g) and Boston (1g)...started 57 games at shortstop and seven games at second base during his time with Houston...began the year at Boston's Triple A affiliate Pawtucket before being purchased from the minors on May 20...optioned back on May 24...recalled on June 26 and traded to Houston in exchange for C Kevin Cash on July 1...finished his campaign with the Astros...prior to being acquired by the Astros, spent most of 2010 with Pawtucket, where he hit .274 (61x223) in 62 games (most at SS) with 10 doubles, 17 RBI and six stolen bases... had a career-long, 10-game hitting streak from Aug. 31-Sept. 17, hitting .359 (14x39) during the run...was part of an all-rookie infield on Aug. 20 at FLA along with C Jason Castro, 1B Brett Wallace, SS Tommy Manzella and 3B Chris Johnson...was the first time a team started five rookies at those positions since Washington did so on Sept. 28, 2008 at PHI...had a career-day on Aug. 3 at STL, going 4x6 with six RBI and falling a homer shy of the cycle...became only the third rookie shortstop to have a four-hit, six-RBI game since 1920 (when RBI were first officially recorded)...J.J. Hardy did it for the Brewers in 2005 (also four hits and six RBI), and Travis Jackson had four hits and eight RBI for the New York Giants in 1923 (source: Elias)...marked the most RBI by an Astros rookie since J.R. Towles had eight on Sept. 20, 2007 at STL...acquired by Houston on July 1, one week after the Astros placed starting shortstop Tommy Manzella on the DL...would go on to start 34 of the clubs next 39 games at shortstop before Manzella's return...hit .291 during that span, which earned him another 27 starts through the remainder of the season (seven at second base). 2009 In 1st season in Blue Jays organization, spent entire year at Triple-A Las Vegas...Finished 18th in Pacific Coast League with .318 avg. (137-for-449), 5th-best in Blue Jays system...Batted .326 (115-for-353) against right-handers and .229 (22-for-96) off lefties...Led all PCL shortstops in total chances (569) and putouts (184)...Played 116 games at shortstop and 10 at second base...Had a season-high, 13-game hitting streak from 5/24-6/5, during which he batted .347 (17-for-49)...Hit .359 (33-for-92) with 11 RBI in the month of July and .310 (31-for-100) in August...Hit .318 (41-for-129) with 3 homers and 17 RBI in 38 games for the Indios de Mayaguez of the Puerto Rican Winter League...Tied for 3rd in the league with 6 stolen bases...Played for Puerto Rico in 2010 Caribbean World Series, hitting safely in 5 of 6 games at 9-for-22 (.409) with 2 RBI. 2008 Combined to hit .247 (92-for-372) with 2 homers and 36 RBI with Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha of the Royals organization...Began the year with Northwest Arkansas of the Texas League...Hit .326 (28-for-86) with 13 runs scored in the month of May...Went 17-for-41 (.415) in an 11-game span from 5/24-6/9...Promoted to Omaha on 6/28...Combined with both clubs to appear in 99 games at shortstop, posting a .966 fielding percentage (16 E/468 TC). 2007 Missed the entire season due to injury...Underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in late March. 2006 Spent nearly the entire season at Wichita before being recalled on Sept. 20...saw his 1st action at the Major League level, hitting .222 (6-27) with 1 RBI and 2 runs in 8 games...Made his Major League debut as a defensive replacement at shortstop on Sept. 23 vs. Detroit...went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in the game...Made his 1st Major League start on Sept. 26 at Minnesota, starting at 2nd base...went 2-for-4 with a run, recording his 1st Major League hit off the Twins Johan Santana...Started 4 times at 2nd base and once at shortstop...did not commit an error in 46 total chances and helped turn 5 double plays...Went 3-for-6 with a run scored on Oct. 1, keying the Royals' decisive 2- run, 12th-inning rally with a single... was his 1st career 3-hit game...Hit .282 (153-542) with 24 doubles, 1 triple, 4 home runs, 57 RBI and 105 runs scored in 133 games for the Wranglers...ranked 2nd in the league in runs and 6th in hits. 2005 Spent the entire season with High Desert (A) and had a breakout season offensively for the Mavericks, setting career highs in all offensive categories with the exception of stolen bases...Hit .313 (183-585) with 33 doubles, 4 triples, 5 home runs, 70 RBI, 102 runs and 10 steals in helping lead the Mavericks to the 2nd-half title and a trip to the California League playoffs...led the league in hits and finished 2nd in runs scored and 10th in batting average...His 183 hits were the most by any player in the entire minor leagues...Following the season, was added to the Royals 40-man roster...Rated by Baseball America as the best defensive infielder and having the best infield arm in the Royals organization entering the 2006 season. 2004 Played for Class A Burlington of the Midwest League for the 2nd year in a row...set a career high with 16 stolen bases in 23 attempts...played 88 games at shortstop, posting a .950 fielding percentage (20 E/402 TC). 2003 Made Class A debut with the Royals Burlington affiliate...played 97 games at shortstop and 9 at second base. 2002 Spent the second straight season with the Gulf Coast League Royals...stole nine bases in 11 attempts. 2001 Made his professional debut at age 17 with the Gulf Coast League Royals...appeared in 16 games at shortstop, 13 at third base and one at second.