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Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2015
Call up 'a dream come true' for Detroit Tigers' Guido Knudson

Call up 'a dream come true' for Detroit Tigers' Guido Knudson

Knudson, a 26-year-old right-handed pitcher, began the season in Double-A Erie and was called up by the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Watch video DETROIT -- The ride has been fast and vertical for Guido Knudson (pronounced GHEE-DO KA-NUDE-SON). The 26-year-old right-handed pitcher was at Single-A West Michigan two seasons ago and on Thursday he found himself in a big league clubhouse for the first time. The Tigers, having to two roster spots to fill after placing Daniel Norris and Anibal Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list, called Knudson and...
Bless You Boys Aug 20, 2015

Tigers' Anibal Sanchez placed on 15-day DL with right rotator cuff strain

Norris will likely need more than two weeks to recover from his right oblique strain. DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez hasn't been himself this season. On Thursday, the Detroit Tigers announced they had placed Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus also said that Daniel Norris -- who was also put on the 15-day DL -- will have a DL stint of a "minimum of two weeks." To replace both Norris and Sanchez, the Tigers recalled right-handed reliever Jose Valdez, and called up Mud Hens closer Guido Knudson. In Knudson's case, when Detroit placed the...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2015
Detroit Tigers place Anibal Sanchez on 15-day disabled list with rotator cuff strain

Detroit Tigers place Anibal Sanchez on 15-day disabled list with rotator cuff strain

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez, 10-10 with a 4.99 ERA, had been feeling discomfort for the last several months and grew concerned after his start Tuesday in Chicago. DETROIT -- The hits keep coming for the Detroit Tigers starting rotation. A day after Daniel Norris exited his start in Chicago with a right oblique strain, and was subsequently placed on the 15-day disabled list, the Tigers got word Thursday that right-hander Anibal Sanchez would be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his right rotator cuff. "He came in and spoke to myself...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 19, 2015
Watch Miguel Cabrera throw his glove at a ball on failed pickoff attempt against Cubs

Watch Miguel Cabrera throw his glove at a ball on failed pickoff attempt against Cubs

Anibal Sanchez caught Miguel Cabrera by surprise in the first inning Tuesday when he made a snap throw to first base in an effort to keep Fowler in check after a leadoff single. CHICAGO -- Anibal Sanchez's pickoff move didn't catch Dexter Fowler napping. But it certainly fooled Miguel Cabrera. Sanchez caught Cabrera by surprise in the first inning Tuesday when he made a snap throw to first base in an effort to keep Fowler in check after a leadoff single. The problem? Cabrera wasn't ready. In fact, the two-time AL MVP didn't have his hand in his glove when Sanchez...
The Cub Reporter Aug 18, 2015

Tigers @ Cubs: Sanchez vs. Hammel (Game 117 Thread)

DET (56-61): RHP Anibal Sanchez (10-10, 4.95) CHC (67-49): RHP Jason Hammel (6-5, 3.10) First pitch: 7:05pmCT Gose* cf Kinsler 2b Cabrera 1b Martinez, J rf Collins* lf Castellanos 3b McCann c Iglesias ss Sanchez p   Fowler# cf Schwarber* lf Coghlan* 2b Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Soler rf Montero c Hammel p Russell ss Hammel had another short outing (65 pitches over 5.2, 1 ER) against the Brewers on Wednesday and did not factor in 3-2 win. He’s 5-2 with a 2.23 in night games. The Tigers are 10-44 (.227) against him. Cabrera is 4-11. Sanchez had a good June (3-1, 2.63), including his...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 18, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez tries to solve home run conundrum in Chicago

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez tries to solve home run conundrum in Chicago

Anibal Sanchez enters his start Tuesday tied with Minnesotas Phil Hughes for having allowed the most home runs in the majors this season. His previous career high was 20. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (56-61, 3rd in AL Central) at Chicago Cubs (67-49, 3rd in NL Central)When: 8:05 p.m. ETWhere: Wrigley Field in ChicagoTV: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB NetworkRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Anibal Sanchez (10-10, 4.95 ERA)Lifetime vs. Cubs: 3-2, 3.57 ERA Chicago CubsRHP...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 12, 2015
Detroit Tigers baffled by climbing home run total for Anibal Sanchez

Detroit Tigers baffled by climbing home run total for Anibal Sanchez

Sanchez is now tied for the major-league lead in home runs allowed. He and Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes have each allowed 28 this season. Your browser does not support iframes. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Anibal Sanchez is clearly frustrated by the fact that he cannot stop giving up home runs. He might be more frustrated by the fact that he doesn't know how to stop giving up home runs. Sanchez and the rest of the Detroit Tigers seemed baffled to explain Sanchez's troubling trend Tuesday night after Sanchez gave up three home runs in a 6-1 loss to the Kansas...
Bless You Boys Aug 11, 2015

Royals 6 Tigers 1: Roarless in Missouri

Anibal Sanchez surrenders three home runs and the Tiger bats are quiet (again). The misery that is the 2015 Tigers season continued in Missouri. Anibal Sanchez and Yordano Ventura faced each other last Thursday in Detroit; neither was particularly effective in a game the Tigers won in walk-off fashion. It was a different story for Ventura tonight, but the Royals roughed up Sanchez again as he continued to surrender home runs at an alarming rate. This time the offense did not come to the rescue as the Tigers fell 6-1 in the second game of the road trip. Kansas City jumped to a...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2015
Anibal Sanchez rocked for three HRs as Detroit Tigers fall five games below .500

Anibal Sanchez rocked for three HRs as Detroit Tigers fall five games below .500

The Tigers (54-59) are a season-high 14 1/2 games behind the Royals in the Central Division standings. They are five games under .500 for the first time since June 12, 2012. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers struggled to get a runner home. Anibal Sanchez struggled to keep the ball in the ballpark. Sanchez allowed three home runs Tuesday night and the Tigers offense had four hits in a 6-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Sanchez has allowed 28 home runs this season. That ties him for the major-league lead with Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes. The...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2015
Seventh-inning update: Royals 5, Tigers 0

Seventh-inning update: Royals 5, Tigers 0

On the heels of a shutout loss Monday, the Detroit Tigers have been held scoreless through six innings and trail the Kansas City Royals, 5-0, at Kauffman Stadium. The Detroit Tigers have been held scoreless for 17 consecutive innings. On the heels of a shutout loss Monday, the Tigers have been shut out through six innings tonight and trail the Kansas City Royals, 5-0, at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City starting pitcher Yordano Ventura has outpitched Anibal Sanchez, scattering just two hits heading into the seventh inning. Ventura entered Tuesday's start having...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez seeks first win in four starts in rematch with Yordano Ventura

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez seeks first win in four starts in rematch with Yordano Ventura

The Tigers have fallen 13 1/2 games behind the division-leading Royals and trail the Los Angeles Angels by 5 1/2 games for the American Leagues second wild-card spot. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (54-58, 3rd in AL Central) at Kansas City Royals (67-44, 1st in AL Central)When: 8:10 p.m. ETWhere: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.TV: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB NetworkRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl and Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Anibal Sanchez (10-9, 4.82 ERA)Lifetime vs. Royals: 6-3,...
Bless You Boys Aug 11, 2015

Game 113 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

The Tigers are in search of their third win in four Anibal Sanchez starts against the Royals this season. Detroit Tigers (54-58) at Kansas City Royals (67-44) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Kauffman Stadium SB Nation blog: Royals Review Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB Network, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Anibal Sanchez vs. RHP Yordano Ventura (6-7, 5.29 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Sanchez 23 149.1 7.96 2.83 1.51 1.27 4.47 3.93 1.2 Ventura 17 95.1 7.08 2.83 1.04 1.34 4.13 3.96 0.9 The Tigers were able to rough up Yordano Ventura in their...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 6, 2015
Detroit Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine gets start at first base; Tyler Collins back in left field

Detroit Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine gets start at first base; Tyler Collins back in left field

Anibal Sanchez, who has allowed a career-high 24 homers, takes the mound today as the Tigers close out their three-game series against the first-place Kansas City Royals. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has given up a lot of home runs this season. Will that prove to be a problem today? Sanchez, who has allowed a career-high 24 homers, takes the mound today as the Tigers close out their three-game series against the first-place Kansas City Royals.  The 24 home runs allowed by Sanchez ranks among the most in the majors. He gave up a pair...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 6, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez on mound as Detroit aims for first series win since early July

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez on mound as Detroit aims for first series win since early July

The Tigers have not won a series since taking two of three from the Seattle Mariners on July 6-8. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (52-55, 3rd in AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (63-43, 1st in AL Central)When: 1:08 p.m.Where: Comerica Park in DetroitTV: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB NetworkRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Anibal Sanchez (10-9, 4.77 ERA)Lifetime vs. Royals: 6-3, 1.98 ERA Kansas City RoyalsRHP Yordano Ventura (6-7,...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 1, 2015

Detroit Tigers' Anibal Sanchez discusses outing following loss to Orioles

Sanchez allowed six runs on nine hits -- including home runs by Caleb Joseph and Manny Machado -- in his start Saturday night. Watch video

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