• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Jonathan Sanchez released by Cubs

    The career of former promising left-hander Jonathan Sanchez has continued on the wrong path. Sanchez has been released by the Cubs from their minor league system. Sanchez has struggled greatly with his control throughout his career, but his problem became more pronounced with time. He pitched in just one game for Triple-A Iowa this season and gave up five earned runs on three walks in 2/3 of an inning for an unfortunate ERA of 67.51.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Cubs sign Jonathan Sanchez to minor-league deal

    The Cubs have signed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez to a minor-league deal that includes incentives if he makes the major-league roster, the Chicago Tribune reports. Sanchez allowed 18 earned runs in 13 2/3 innings with the Pirates last season while also going 7-3 with a 5.13 ERA, 1.71 WHIP and 79:42 K:BB ratio in 66 2/3 innings over 14 starts with Triple-A Albuquerque.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    Cubs looking to add Jonathan Sanchez to 'pen

    The Chicago Tribune reports that the Cubs are looking into signing free agent pitcher Jonathan Sanchez. They would look to him to fill a relief role, though other teams are reportedly interested in the lefty as a starter. Sanchez began last season with the Pirates, but was released after posting an 11.85 ERA over four starts and a relief appearance. He moved on to pitch for the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate in Albuquerque.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Jonathan Sanchez narrows options to three teams

    Free-agent reliever Jonathan Sanchez has narrowed his list of potential landing spots to three teams after seven or eight teams showed interest, and he has "a few offers" on the table, MLBDailyDish.com reports.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Jonathan Sanchez to remain with Dodgers

    Dodgers pitcher Jonathan Sanchez will not opt out of his deal with the team. Sanchez signed in mid-May, but was eligible to opt-out July 1. Sanchez has only been able to make two starts in the minors. He has a 6.75 ERA in eight innings. Walks continue to plague Sanchez. He's given up five walks in his eight innings.

  • by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com

    Jonathan Sanchez inks minors deal with L.A.

    The Dodgers officially signed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez to a minor-league contract on Wednesday and assigned him to Triple-A Albuquerque. The left-hander can opt out of his deal on July 1 if he is not on the major-league roster.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Dodgers set to sign Pirates castoff Jonathan Sanchez

    Pending a physical, the Dodgers are set to sign free-agent pitcher Jonathan Sanchez Wednesday, according to ESPN. Sanchez, who was released by the Pirates last week, is expected to be sent to Triple-A Albuquerque.

  • by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers, Jonathan Sanchez close to deal

    The Dodgers and pitcher Jonathan Sanchez are "zeroing in" on a minor-league contract, ESPN.com reports. The report added the left-hander may need a few starts in the minors before being called up.Sanchez went 0-3 with an 11.85 ERA in five appearances (four starts) before being released by the Pirates.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Pirates release pitcher Jonathan Sanchez

    Pitcher Jonathan Sanchez, who was designated April 30, cleared waivers and was released by the Pirates Wednesday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Sanchez was 0-3 with an 11.85 ERA before he was taken off the 40-man roster last week.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Pirates designate Jonathan Sanchez for assignment

    The Pirates have designated pitcher Jonathan Sanchez for assignment, the club announced Tuesday. Sanchez served up seven home runs and an 11.85 ERA in 13 innings for Pittsburgh. Unless another team claims him -- unlikely, at this point -- the Pirates are on the hook for the remainder of his $1.375 million deal. Pitcher Bryan Morris was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis to take his spot.