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5 Adrian Sanchez 3B

Washington Nationals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
310.226130
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018WAS2858816031800.288.345.276
2019WAS2831370111000.250.226.226

Player Updates

March 26, 2020 03:08 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Optioned to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was optioned to Double-A Harrisburg on Thursday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Sanchez was always expected to open the season in the minors, and he did little to change those plans by slashing .250/.269/.417 across 24 plate appearances before spring training was suspended. He'll stick in Harrisburg rather than Triple-A Fresno for proximity reasons, in case he needs to get to Washington in a hurry.

March 14, 2020 10:08 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Not making impact this spring
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez is slashing .250/.269/.417 through 24 spring plate appearances with one home run and a 1:4 BB:K.

The 29-year-old was expected to begin the season in the minors after the Nats added plenty of veteran infield depth over the winter, and Sanchez isn't making much of a case to change those plans. As he did last season, he could spend most of the campaign at Double-A Harrisburg rather than Triple-A Fresno for proximity reasons, in case he needs to get to Washington in a hurry, but emergency callups remain his best path back to the majors.

September 7, 2019 04:40 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Out with stomach virus
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez will be away from the team for a few days due to a stomach virus, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

It sounds like he will be away for this weekend's series against the Braves. Wilmer Difo will be the primary utility infielder in his absence.

September 1, 2019 08:32 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Recalled from minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Nationals recalled Sanchez from Double-A Harrisburg ahead of Sunday's 9-3 win over the Marlins.

The 29-year-old infielder will rejoin the Nationals for his eighth stint of the season, with his previous seven trips to the big leagues yielding only 29 at-bats. Expect Sanchez's playing time to remain scarce in September, as he'll merely function as a depth piece in the infield.

August 19, 2019 02:52 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Called up from Double-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Nationals recalled Sanchez from Double-A Harrisburg on Monday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Sanchez may only be in store for a temporary stay with the Nationals after second baseman Brian Dozier (personal) was placed on the paternity list. Asdrubal Cabrera is expected to act as the primary option at the keystone until Dozier rejoins the Nationals in 1-to-3 days, leaving Sanchez to fill a utility infield role while he's up with the big club.

August 7, 2019 01:32 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Demoted to Double-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was optioned to Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday.

Sanchez went 2-for-7 with a walk and two strikeouts during his latest big-league stint (six games). He'll head to Double-A after the Nationals announced the signing of Asdrubal Cabrera.

July 27, 2019 10:00 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Recalled to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was recalled from Double-A Harrisburg ahead of Saurday's game against the Dodgers.

Kyle Barraclough was optioned to Double-A in a corresponding move. Sanchez will provide some depth in the middle infield while Howie Kendrick continues to see time at first base with Ryan Zimmerman on the injured list. The 28-year-old Sanchez has only made two starts in the majors this season, going 4-for-20 with seven strikeouts, and has served primarily as a pinch hitter.

July 24, 2019 10:12 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Up Wednesday as 26th man
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Nationals recalled Sanchez from Double-A Harrisburg to serve as the 26th man for Wednesday's doubleheader with the Rockies, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Sanchez won't be in the lineup for the first game of the twin bill and may not receive a starting nod for the nightcap either, but he'll at least provide some depth in the infield for a Nationals squad that lacked a true backup at shortstop beyond Trea Turner. Over 207 plate appearances at Harrisburg this season, Sanchez was slashing .330/.372/.503 with six home runs and nine stolen bases.

July 17, 2019 04:28 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Sent back to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was optioned to Double-A Harrisburg on Wednesday.

Sanchez made just two appearances during his most recent stint with the big club, going 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts. He was sent to the minors to free up a roster spot for Wednesday's starter, Erick Fedde.

July 3, 2019 05:08 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Called up by Washington
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was recalled by the Nationals on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

Sanchez has appeared in 16 games for the Nationals this season, hitting .235/.235/.235 over 17 plate appearances. He'll likely fill a bench role during his time with the club. Max Scherzer landed on the paternity list in a corresponding move.

June 21, 2019 05:48 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Sent back to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was optioned to Double-A Harrisburg on Friday.

Sanchez's latest stint with the Nationals lasted less than a week. He went 0-for-1 in his only plate appearance. Joe Ross was recalled in a corresponding move.

June 16, 2019 11:04 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Rejoins Nationals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was recalled from Double-A Harrisburg by the Nationals on Sunday.

Sanchez was sent to Harrisburg in late May but makes his way back to Washington and will likely return to a utility role. The 28-year-old is 4-for-16 with one run scored in 14 major-league games this season.

May 22, 2019 04:04 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Optioned to Double-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was optioned to Double-A Harrisburg on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

Matt Adams (shoulder) was activated from the injured list, so Sanchez was sent down in a corresponding move. He will continue to provide organizational infield depth going forward.

May 20, 2019 11:24 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Sticks on roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez went 0-for-1 as a pinch hitter in Sunday's loss to the Cubs.

The 28-year-old was thought to be the 25th man on the roster, but the Nats instead elected to demote Wilmer Difo when Trea Turner came off the IL, allowing Sanchez to remain in the majors in a bench role. His fantasy value remains minimal, however -- he hasn't started a game since May 8.

April 29, 2019 03:16 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Recalled by Nationals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was recalled by the Nationals on Monday.

Sanchez spent a brief period on the big-league roster earlier in the season but did not get into a game. He's hit .271 in 62 career games at the highest level but has zero home runs and a 1.5 percent walk rate, giving him a 67 wRC+. Pitcher Erick Fedde was optioned in a corresponding move, leaving Sanchez as extra infield insurance with Anthony Rendon still battling an elbow injury.

April 7, 2019 11:52 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Sent to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Nationals optioned Sanchez to Double-A Harrisburg on Sunday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

Washington was in need of an extra arm in the bullpen for Sunday's series finale with the Mets, so Sanchez was deemed an expendable piece as the team called up right-hander Joe Ross in a corresponding move. The team's decision to send Sanchez to Harrisburg rather than across the country to Triple-A Fresno suggests the infielder may only be in the minors for the minimum 10 days before returning to Washington. In the meantime, the Nationals will have to get by without a true backup at shortstop behind Wilmer Difo.

April 3, 2019 09:52 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Back with big club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

General manager Mike Rizzo confirmed Wednesday that Sanchez would be recalled from Triple-A Fresno ahead of the Nationals' game against the Phillies later in the day, Byron Kerr of MASN Sports reports.

Rather than bringing up top shortstop prospect Carter Kieboom, the Nationals will instead summon Sanchez to provide the team with some depth in the middle infield after Trea Turner (finger) suffered a non-displaced fracture Tuesday that will send him to the injured list. Turner is considered out indefinitely, so Sanchez could be in store for a lengthy stay with the Nationals. Washington envisions Sanchez filling more of a super-utility role while he's up in the majors, making Wilmer Difo the more likely of the two players to regularly fill in for Turner in the starting nine.

March 26, 2019 11:00 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Sent to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on Tuesday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Sanchez had an unimpressive spring, hitting .213/.283/.255. He's been called up as a bench option in each of the last two seasons and could get a similar opportunity this season, but he's unlikely to play a significant role.

March 22, 2019 12:48 PM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Could open season in majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez could win a spot on the bench coming out of camp if Howie Kendrick (hamstring) isn't ready by Opening Day, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

The 28-year-old still has a minor-league option remaining, so he'd mostly likely be sent to Triple-A Fresno once Kendrick is healthy. Sanchez offers plenty of defensive versatility, playing 20 or more games at second base, shortstop and third base in the minors last year, but offensively, an empty batting average would seem to be his fantasy ceiling if he does somehow see significant playing time for the Nats.

March 3, 2019 08:40 AM
Nationals' Adrian Sanchez: Returns to action Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanchez (mouth) went 0-for-2 during Saturday's spring win over the Twins.

Sanchez left Friday's practice early as he underwent a root canal the night before, but he was able to come off the bench for the Nationals in Saturday's game. The minimal absence shouldn't have much impact on the 28-year-old's pursuit of a bench role.

Situational Stats
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020WAS0000000000------------
2019WAS2831370111000.226.250.2260.476
2018WAS2858816031800.276.288.3450.633
2017WAS347161901112502.268.288.3660.654
Total90160174201534302.263.281.3310.612
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
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2019WAS2800700000
2018WAS28212000000
2017WAS34702602102
Total90915302102
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2007R-Washington1421452139111119122543.269.354.379
2008R-Washington15923240641313321937213.276.333.379
2009R-Gcl Nationals2465131670053630.246.271.354
2010R-Gcl Nationals29119234510032121542.378.395.538
2010AFX-Hagerstown Suns25104153310115--1802.317.330.356
2011AFX-Hagerstown Suns1315387514130535117712512.262.295.353
2012AFA-Potomac Nationals1013754610120333211592516.269.298.363
2013AFA-Potomac Nationals12042843103144142176184.241.278.299
2014AA-Harrisburg Senators89269346060329234273.223.290.279
2014AFA-Potomac Nationals2996626310951441.271.311.323
2015R-Gcl Nationals411350011----11.455.455.727
2015AA-Harrisburg Senators591792144111115112232.246.288.335
2015AFA-Potomac Nationals1967102350165651.343.389.463
2016AA-Harrisburg972992476173025144261.254.296.331
2016AAA-Syracuse145141110031710.216.231.235
2017AA-Harrisburg Senators5164400131300.250.294.438
2017AAA-Syracuse Chiefs722583763151418194741.244.295.357
2018AAA-Syracuse Chiefs7026921631524271642106.234.281.349
2018ROK-GCL Nationals5157721141120.467.500.933
2019AAX-Harrisburg Senators6925643811916361939115.316.365.469
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/216
Birthdate:
8/16/1990
Age:
29
Hometown:
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Washington Nationals
College:

MLB Experience:
3