Humberto Sanchez pitches


Like, in a game. For reals yo. Check it out. He allowed a run on a hit batter, a walk, and a single. He reached his pitch count and came out after two-thirds of an inning. It’s progress.

Categories : Asides, Minors


  1. pete c. says:

    Is he a year away from this point?

  2. KW says:

    Hey Mike,

    Not sure if this was answered at some point, but are they still planning on using him as a starter? Would seem that his arm would be a waste in the pen, but them darn injuries..

    • Mike A. says:

      They said they were going to bring him back as a reliever, at least at first. I think letting him pitch in relief the rest of 2008, then having him begin 2009 as a starter would be perfect. He didn’t have the best command to start with, but you might as well at least let him try starting one more time.

  3. Manimal says:

    HOLY SHIT!!!! IS Christian seriously called up before Gardner? Thats just not right…

    • devin says:

      theres nothing wrong with it… hes righty hes older..there not ready to supplant melky so bring up the guy eho they dont need to get at bats everyday… i jus like the idea of them bringin someone else up.

      • Mike A. says:

        That’s a good point too. Christian could be a bench player and it wouldn’t stunt his development. Gardner should be getting regular at-bats.

    • Mike A. says:

      J-Chris can play the infield if need be, and he’s a RHB. I bet that has something to do with it.

  4. Greg G. says:

    Not only did Sanchez pitch, but he was relieved by Joy. Sounds like a good outing to me!

  5. Greg G. says:

    Anybody know the corresponding 40-man roster move to accomodate Christian?

  6. stefan says:

    Looks like Dellin Betances is rehabbing, too. I guess he’ll be back in Charleston soon enough. At least, once he remembers how to pitch.

  7. whozat says:

    I can’t believe the Yankees. They’re so stupid. Sanchez can’t be any worth than Farnsworthless, can he? Bring him up! And DFA him once he gives up a hit, we don’t need crappy relievers who give up hits. They don’t know how to win ballgames.

  8. Andy in Sunny Daytona says:

    What was his pitch count, 12?

  9. J.R. says:

    Talking about pitchers throwing…

    Carl Pavano (elbow) is expected to be ready to pitch for the Yankees by August.
    He’s currently throwing curve balls off a mound, which puts him ahead of Phil Hughes, who hasn’t starting throwing from flat ground but won’t need as long a recovery. Whether the Yankees choose to carry Pavano once healthy depends on the status of their staff after the trade deadline.

    From rotoworld.com

  10. DP says:

    What is the site for converting minor league stats to major league?

  11. B says:

    Sanchez’s future with the Yankees will be somewhere in the bullpen when he is ready.

    Add Ben Sheets to the list of intriguing pitchers on the market in the offseason.

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