Aaron Sanchez

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Full Name Aaron Sanchez
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name Aaron Sanchez
Gender Male
Famous As Baseball Player
Birth Date July 1st, 1992
Birth Place Barstow, California

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Aaron Jacob Sanchez is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Toronto Blue Jays. He was drafted by the Blue Jays in the first round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. In 2015, Sanchez was ranked by MLB as the number 3 prospect in the Blue Jays' organization, and the 44th best prospect in baseball.

Pitcher Aaron Sanchez says so long to Blue Jays and city in a letter to fans

 Aaron Sanchez may have been brilliant on the mound down in Houston on Saturday night, but he has left some of his heart in Toronto. In a farewell to Blue Jays fans that appears in an ad in Sunday’s editions of the Toronto Sun, Sanchez penned an emotional tribute to the franchise and city that gave him his start in the major leagues. “These last nine years have been such an incredible journey,” the ad begins. “Together we have experienced memorable highs and challenging lows but throughout it all, I have always felt your love and support which has consistently motivated me to want to go out and give it my all for you.

“I am extremely humbled and grateful for all of the generosity and hospitality extended to myself and my family. “Although I am excited to move onto the next stage of my career with the Houston Astros, another amazing and respected organization, a part of my heart will always be here in Toronto.”

Famous for

  • American baseball pitcher

Early Life of Aaron Sanchez

Aaron Sanchez was born on July 1, 1992, in Barstow, California. He holds American nationality and his birth sign is Cancer. He was born to his father Frank Sanchez and mother Lynn Shipley. His mother Lynn left his father and married to Mike Shipley. Regarding his education, Sanchez attended Barstow High School, where he played baseball and posted a 7–0 win-loss record.

Body measurements of Aaron Sanchez

How tall is Aaron Sanchez?

American Baseball pitcher Aaron Sanchez stands a height of 6ft 3in tall and a weight of 99.8kg.

Career of Aaron Sanchez

  • Aaron started his career with The Toronto Blue Jays who selected Sanchez in the first round, with the 34th selection overall, of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft.
  • He spent the 2010 season with the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays and the New York–Penn League Auburn Doubledays.
  • In 2011, Sanchez spends the season with the Bluefield Blue Jays of the Appalachian League and the Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League.
  • On January 29, 2013, Sanchez was named number 35 on MLB's Top 100 Prospects list.
  • On July 26, 2013, Sanchez was ranked number 24 on MLB's revised Top 100 Prospects list, and the number 1 prospect in the Blue Jays organization.
  • In February 2014, Sanchez was ranked as the 32nd best prospect in baseball by Baseball America.
  • On July 22, 2014, it was announced that Sanchez had been promoted to the Toronto Blue Jays to pitch out of the bullpen.
  • He made his debut on July 23, pitching 2 innings and recording 2 strikeouts against the Boston Red Sox.
  • On July 27, 2014, Sanchez earned his first Major League win, pitching 2 innings against the New York Yankees.
  • He recorded his first win as a starter on April 22, 2015, defeating the Baltimore Orioles 4–2.
  • On June 14, 2015, Sanchez was placed on the disabled list for the first time with a strained lat muscle.
  • On July 19, 2015, manager John Gibbons announced that, upon his return from the disabled list, Sanchez would pitch out of the bullpen.
  • In August 2014, Sanchez was ejected from a game against the Kansas City Royals for hitting Alcides Escobar with a pitch after home plate umpire Jim Wolf had issued a warning in the first inning. MLB deemed it intentional, and he was suspended for 3 games on August 4.
  • On March 28, John Gibbons announced that Sanchez would begin the 2016 season in the starting rotation.
  • Sanchez carried a 9–1 record into the All-Star break, and on July 9, he was named to the 2016 All-Star Game as a replacement for Craig Kimbrel.
  • Sanchez earned his 15th win of the season on October 2, lowering his earned run average to 3.00 and earning him the American League ERA title.
  •  On January 25, 2017, Sanchez was announced as the cover athlete for the Canadian version of MLB The Show 17.
  • During the 2017 spring training, the Blue Jays renewed Sanchez's contract at the MLB-minimum of $535,000. 
  • On January 12, 2018, Sanchez avoided salary arbitration with the Blue Jays by signing a one-year, $2.7 million contract.
  • On July 31, 2019, Sanchez was traded to the Houston Astros in exchange for outfielder Derek Fisher.

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  • Sanchez has been placed on a disabled list four times.

Personal life of Aaron Sanchez

Who is the girlfriend of Aaron Sanchez?

American baseball pitcher Aaron Sanchez is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Jessica. They also have a child together named A.J.Sanchez(Ace Jacob Sanchez). Sanchez also said that 'its the best gift I have ever been given'. 

Birthday of Aaron Sanchez

American Baseball pitcher Aaron Sanchez celebrates his birthday on the 1st of July, Currently, He is 27 years old.

Net worth of Aaron Sanchez

The Net worth of Aaron Sanchez is still under review but it is sure that he has good earnings from his career as, In the MLB, the median pay is approximately $3 million every year. Additionally, He had a contract signing of $535,000 with Blue Jays in the 2017 season.