Cubs, Tigers in running for Anibal Sanchez

By C. Trent Rosecrans | Blogger
Anibal Sanchez made 12 starts for Detroit in 2012. (US Presswire)

Unlike Josh Hamilton, Anibal Sanchez is giving his old team the last shot at his services. After being offered a reported $75 million over five years by the Cubs, Sanchez gave the Tigers one more chance to match the offer, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman reports.

Detroit had been offering a four-year deal to Sanchez, but in reaction to the offer from the Cubs, the team will likely have to offer five years in order to keep him.

The 28-year-old right-hander went 9-13 with a 3.86 ERA in 31 starts for the Tigers and Marlins. He was 4-6 with a 3.74 ERA in 12 starts after his trade to Detroit.

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