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SF Giants Rumors: Freddy Sanchez Drawing Interest

Jerry Crasnick of says (via Twitter) there’s some teams that are checking out Freddy Sanchez‘s medical records. Sanchez was only with the San Francisco Giants for a few seasons, but I’m a huge Freddy fan. Which means, it would be hard for me to see him in another uniform. I actually thought he would probably just retire after missing all of the 2012 season.   Freddy...

Freddy Sanchez Rumors: Teams Interested in Veteran

Though he’s yet to receive an offer this winter, free agent second baseman Freddy Sanchez has received interest from several teams the veteran’s agent told Derrick Goold of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The market is thin. Former All-Star Freddy Sanchez, who has not played since 2011 because of injuries, is available. He has received interest from teams but no offers...
Via MLB Injury News
December 30, 2012  |  1 Comment

Giants' Sanchez out for season after back surgery

San Francisco Giants second baseman Freddy Sanchez had back surgery Thursday, putting him out for the rest of this season and perhaps ending his career, multiple media outlets reported. Sanchez underwent the operation to remove a part of a lower-back disc in a procedure known as a micro discectomy, which was performed by spinal specialist Dr. Robert Watkins and went as planned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Back surgery for Giants' Sanchez, out for season

San Francisco Giants second baseman Freddy Sanchez will have back surgery and miss the entire season. Manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday that Sanchez will have a discectomy next week. Sanchez has been injured frequently since joining the Giants in 2009 and been trying to recover from shoulder surgery last August. He injured his lower back in a rehab game last month. The 34-year...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants 2B Sanchez taken off rehab assignment

Giants second baseman Freddy Sanchez made repairs on his uniform pants as he discussed his latest setback since recovering from shoulder surgery last August. Sanchez said Friday he felt a strain in his shoulder during pre-game warmups earlier this week with the Giants' Class-A affiliate in San Jose. He was scheduled to play second base Thursday but was moved to designated hitter...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Sanchez, Burriss, Surkamp, Petit

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says infielder Freddy Sanchez has “plateaued” in his rehab, thus the decision to give him a cortisone shot. It’s very clear that Sanchez will not be ready for Opening Day. It’s time to see what Manny Burriss can do with his time at second base till the injured Sanchez can get back on the field. It’s unclear at this time as to...

SF Giants Rumors: Sanchez Likely To Start On DL, Infield Roster Spot Update

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says a season-opening trip to the disabled list now seems unavoidable for second baseman Freddy Sanchez. Sanchez has yet to play second base in a game this spring. Manger Bruce Bochy said the team is not likely to keep Sanchez on the Opening Day roster as a pinch hitter.Duane Kuiper was on KNBR with Murph & Mac this morning. Kuiper...

SF Giants Rumors: Freddy Sanchez Says Shoulder Is Coming Along Great

Happy Birthday Freddy Sanchez! The San Francisco Giants second baseman is confident he’ll be ready for Opening Day, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle.   “I’m doing great. I’m throwing. I’m out to 60 feet now, and the shoulder’s coming along great,” said Sanchez. When Buster Posey went down the Giants were still able to battle and win some games...

Winter meetings update: Marlins sign Reyes, Sanchez to begin throwing Monday

Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings began Sunday night with a splash. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the sound of a Rawlings baseball landing in McCovey Cove. The Florida…scratch that…Miami Marlins have hauled in the first catch from a sea of attractive free agents, reportedly agreeing to a six-year, $106 million contract with shortstop Jose Reyes. The Marlins also agreed to terms...
Via 22gigantes
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

The Freddy Sanchez Extension – Eight Months Later

About eight months ago — April 1st — the Giants extended Freddy Sanchez through 2012 for $6MM. The timing of the move was a bit peculiar, but it ultimately seemed like a prudent deal. The 2B free agent market would be somewhat thin in the upcoming offseason, and the Giants were looking ahead to ensure that second base would not be a void for them entering 2012. Sanchez had proven...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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