Tripti Joshi

Alex Sanabia

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Win–loss record  8–10
Role  Baseball player
Name  Alex Sanabia
Salary  490,000 USD (2013)

Strikeouts  86
Weight  95 kg
Earned run average  4.15
Height  1.88 m
Position  Pitcher
Alex Sanabia On the Alex Sanabia Spitball Controversy MLB Reports
Number  28 (Miami Marlins / Pitcher), 59 (Miami Marlins / Pitcher), 28 (Arizona Diamondbacks / Pitcher)
Profiles
Twitter

Education  Castle Park High School

Marlins p alex sanabia on 8 19 2010


Alejandro "Alex" Sanabia (born September 8, 1988) is a right-handed pitcher, for the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican Baseball League. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida/Miami Marlins.

Contents

Alex Sanabia 052113600alexsanabiamarlinsjpg

Alex sanabia signing autographs


Career

Alex Sanabia Miami Marlins lose pitchers Alex Sanabia John Wall on

Prior to playing professionally, Sanabia attended Castle Park High School in Chula Vista, California. He was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 32nd round of the 2006 amateur draft and began his professional career that season, playing for the GCL Marlins. With them, he went 3-1 with a 3.24 ERA in 11 relief appearances. He pitched for the Jamestown Jammers in 2007, going 2-6 with a 5.13 ERA in 15 starts. In 2008 with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, he went 5-5 with a 4.93 ERA in 19 starts. With the Jupiter Hammerheads in 2009, Sanabia went 9-5 with a 3.45 ERA in 19 games (18 starts). He began the 2010 season with the Jacksonville Suns, going 5-1 with a 2.03 ERA in 14 starts prior to his call up.

Alex Sanabia mlbmlbcommlbimagesplayersheadshot502253jpg

He made his major league debut on June 24, 2010, pitching 3.1 innings in relief and posting an ERA of 5.40 against the Baltimore Orioles. He appeared in 15 games for the Marlins that year, making 12 starts, going 5-3 with a 3.73 ERA.

Alex Sanabia Alex Sanabia News Stats Photos Los Angeles Angels

In 2011, he went 0-0 with a 3.27 ERA in three games (two starts). In the minor leagues, he went 0-5 with a 5.75 ERA. He began 2012 with the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs. He finished the 2012 season with the Zephyrs going 6-7 with a 4.06 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP, in 88.2 innings pitched, with 24 walks, 63 strikeouts in 17 games started.

Alex Sanabia Alex Sanabia Photos Arizona Diamondbacks Photo Day Zimbio

On April 5, 2013 he made his first start since 2011, pitching 6 shutout innings against the Mets and picking up the win. On May 20 in a start against the Phillies, Sanabia gained infamy for spitting on the baseball and proceeding to throw it, something he claimed he didn't know was illegal. He got the win in that start, giving up 1 run in 6.1 innings. His next start, against the White Sox, was limited to 4 innings due to groin injury, and he was placed on the disabled list, and his season was ended.

Alex Sanabia Alex Sanabia Photos Miami Marlins v Cincinnati Reds Zimbio

Sanabia was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks on October 4, 2013. Sanabia returned to the Marlins on a minor league contract on May 8, 2014. His 2014 minor league stats with both teams were a combined 7-5 record, a 4.70 ERA, a 1.49 WHIP, and 104 strikeouts in 134 innings pitched.

On March 7, 2016, Sanabia signed with the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican Baseball League.

On May 9, 2016, Sanabia had his contract purchased by the Chicago Cubs.

On June 10, 2016, Sanabia had his contract sold to the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican Baseball League.

References

Alex Sanabia Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Bat*21
Bad Boys (2003 film)
Robert Mateja
Topics