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July 11, 2009

Speaking of Jonathan Sanchez’s no-hitter

Filed under: MLB — The Wizard @ July 11, 2009 3:23 pm
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The scorekeeper sure was excited: Look at the ‘Game Notes’ towards the bottom of the picture:

Jonathan Sanchez rumor from last year (UPDATE)

Filed under: Chicago White Sox,MLB — The Wizard @ July 11, 2009 3:12 pm
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Mark Gonzales:

In the wake of Jonathan Sanchez’s no-hitter, it bears mentioning that his name was mentioned in the spring of 2008 when San Francisco was looking at third baseman Joe Crede. The two sides never came close to compensation, which was a moot matter because Crede didn’t play well in spring training after season-ending back surgery in 2007. But a Sox source said last year that they were interested in Sanchez, a left-hander who has yet to pitch with any semblance of consistency, along with. The Sox, according to the source, intended to acquire Sanchez with the plan to trade him as part of a bigger deal – for a leadoff batter. The Sox’s target was Brian Roberts, who went on to sign an extension with Baltimore last February.

UPDATE:  Comments by Juan Nieves on Sanchez’ no-hitter. Here too.

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