SP - FA
Free agent pitcher Anibal Sanchez will pitch for scouts in a showcase on Tuesday in Miami along with Julio Teheran, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network.
Team scouts will get more bang for their buck getting to view both pitchers in the same location. Sanchez had his 2021 $12 million club option declined by the Nationals, which made him a free agent. He'll have to show well on Tuesday to gain much interest coming off of a 6.62 ERA across 11 starts in 2020.
The Nationals declined Anibal Sanchez's $12 million club option for 2021.
This was an easy call as Sanchez posted an ugly 6.62 ERA in 11 starts this year. He'll now enter free agency.
Nationals starter Anibal Sanchez allowed three earned runs on four hits and one walk while striking out three over 5 1/3 innings in Saturday's win over the New York Mets. The win brings him to 4-5 to end the season.
Sanchez had a season to forget in 2020 but did end the year by winning three of his final four starts. In 11 starts, he pitched to a 6.62 ERA, 1.66 WHIP, and 43 strikeouts over 53 innings.
Nationals starter Anibal Sanchez allowed one earned run on four hits and four walks while striking out six over five innings in Monday's win over the Phillies. The win brings his record to 3-5 on the season.
Sanchez is having a season to forget and had allowed nine earned runs over this previous two starts coming into Monday. He'll take a 6.80 ERA into his final start of the season against the Mets at home.
Nationals pitcher Anibal Sanchez allowed six earned runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out four over 4 1/3 innings in Sunday's loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. The loss drops him to 2-5 on the season.
Sanchez is having an awful season after pitching to a 3.85 ERA in 2019 and 2.83 in 2020. In nine starts this season, Sanchez has a 7.38 ERA and 1.76 WHIP to go with 34 strikeouts over 42 2/3 innings.