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Gary Sanchez
Birthdate: 12/2/1992 (24 y, 3 m, 21 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/235     Position: C/DH
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RotoWire News: Sanchez announced Tuesday that he will not play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, Pete Caldera of the Bergen Record reports. (2/7/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Well, that escalated quickly. The Yankees called up Sanchez in early August, and he proceeded to belt 20 homers in the season's final two months. Sanchez is a real wild card for next year. He'd always hit well in the minors, but his numbers were more good than great. And while his power had earned praise from scouts, nobody could have reasonably expected such gargantuan production. Sanchez crushed the ball last year. In addition to his gaudy stat line, Statcast tells us he hit the ball harder than almost anyone. But for all his power, there's still the question of his approach. He struck out 25% of the time last year, which suggests he got fooled quite a bit. Sanchez will almost certainly reach the 20-homer mark again in 2017, and will probably hit the 25 mark as well. Penciling him in for 30 might be a bit premature, however, given his lack of a track record. He's also unlikely to approach a .300 average again next year given his high strikeout rate numbers. Still, he's unquestionably a top-tier fantasy catcher and probably the top fantasy catcher. (Chris Mitchell)

The Quick Opinion: It's highly unlikely that Sanchez's 2017 production will resemble what he did in 2016. Nonetheless, he should be one of the first catchers off the board on draft day. Catchers with power like his are exceptionally rare and valuable.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2010Yankees (R)311366253618.1 %20.6 %.244.414.353.419.597.461188    
2010Yankees (A-)165928715.1 %27.1 %.148.351.278.322.426.345113    
2011Yankees (A)82343174952210.5 %27.1 %.229.308.256.335.485.364122    
2012Yankees (A)68289134456117.6 %22.5 %.221.348.297.353.517.390136    
2012Yankees (A+)481855212945.4 %22.2 %.157.341.279.330.436.351117    
2013Yankees (A+)9439913386137.0 %17.8 %.166.280.254.313.420.336108    
2013Yankees (AA)2311021210011.8 %14.5 %.130.280.250.364.380.348113    
2014Yankees (AA)11047713486519.0 %19.1 %.135.314.270.338.406.338108    
2015Saguaros (R)22987162148.2 %19.4 %.330.302.295.357.625.425159    
2015Yankees (AA)5825412333667.1 %19.7 %.215.285.262.319.476.358127    
2015Yankees (AAA)351466172617.5 %19.2 %.205.330.295.349.500.385145    
2015Yankees2200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.00.0
2016Yankees (AAA)7131310395076.7 %14.4 %.187.302.282.339.468.361131    
2016Yankees53229203442110.5 %24.9 %.358.317.299.376.657.425171-1.018.54.93.2
2017Depth Charts12452127698357.4 %21.4 %.229.285.262.321.491.3441150.19.55.63.4
2017Steamer12352527698167.6 %19.4 %.223.287.268.329.492.348118-0.411.06.63.6
2017Fans (46)13759426818849.1 %21.7 %.209.313.274.343.483.3531210.115.215.55.2
2017ZiPS11549927668257.2 %23.4 %.235.283.255.313.490.3391120.47.68.13.4
Total- - -55231203442110.4 %25.1 %.355.315.296.372.650.421168-1.017.94.93.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2010Yankees (R)3111913642251106253611128420211.353
2010Yankees (A-)1654591511202873016110111.278
2011Yankees (A)82301343774316117495236093240921.256
2012Yankees (A)6826328978461901344562206522011114.297
2012Yankees (A+)4817218548321015212910041300240.279
2013Yankees (A+)94362399925821013386128171540831.254
2013Yankees (AA)23921102315602121013016410300.250
2014Yankees (AA)11042947711684190134865430912301511.270
2015Saguaros (R)228898261261716218019110342.295
2015Yankees (AA)58233254613514012333618150210260.262
2015Yankees (AAA)351321463924906172611028120712.295
2015Yankees2220000000001000000.000
2016Yankees (AAA)71284313804821110395021045530471.282
2016Yankees53201229602812020344224257220510.299
2017Depth Charts12447352112471241276983391112440 52.262
2017Steamer12347552512876241276981402102541 63.268
2017Fans (46)1375305941458731126818854112955  41.274
2017ZiPS115455499116642412766823611174401051.255
Total- - -55203231602812020344224258220510.296

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Yankees (R)8.1 %20.6 %0.39.353.419.5971.016.2443.1.414  -0.33014.2.461188
2010Yankees (A-)5.1 %27.1 %0.19.278.322.426.748.1483.5.351  -0.280.9.345113
2011Yankees (A)10.5 %27.1 %0.39.256.335.485.820.2293.6.308  -0.1529.3.364122
2012Yankees (A)7.6 %22.5 %0.34.297.353.517.870.2214.7.348  0.24913.1.390136
2012Yankees (A+)5.4 %22.2 %0.24.279.330.436.766.1575.4.341  0.7253.7.351117
2013Yankees (A+)7.0 %17.8 %0.39.254.313.420.733.1662.5.280  0.0483.5.336108
2013Yankees (AA)11.8 %14.5 %0.81.250.364.380.744.1301.4.280  0.0151.7.348113
2014Yankees (AA)9.0 %19.1 %0.47.270.338.406.743.1351.6.314  -0.4604.4.338108
2015Saguaros (R)8.2 %19.4 %0.42.295.357.625.982.3306.6.302  -0.1197.2.425159
2015Yankees (AA)7.1 %19.7 %0.36.262.319.476.795.2154.6.285  1.2357.6.358127
2015Yankees (AAA)7.5 %19.2 %0.39.295.349.500.849.2052.0.330  -0.7227.0.385145
2015Yankees0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00.00.00-0.5.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Yankees (AAA)6.7 %14.4 %0.47.282.339.468.807.1875.0.302  0.94410.4.361131
2016Yankees10.5 %24.9 %0.42.299.376.6571.032.3582.2.317-1.60.50.14720.2.425171
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts7.4 %21.4 %0.35.262.321.491.812.2293.7.2850.1 -0.17211.0.344115
2017Steamer7.6 %19.4 %0.39.268.329.492.821.2233.5.2870.2 -0.57513.0.348118
2017Fans (46)9.1 %21.7 %0.42.274.343.483.826.2093.5.313  0.18716.9.353121
2017ZiPS7.2 %23.4 %0.31.255.313.490.803.2353.9.283  0.4688.8.339112
Total- - -10.4 %25.1 %0.41.296.372.6501.023.3552.2.315-1.60.50.14719.7.421168

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2015Yankees0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2016Yankees1.4416.4 %49.3 %34.2 %14.0 %40.0 %6.9 %0.0 %54.1 %30.8 %15.1 %18.5 %39.7 %41.8 %
Total- - -1.4116.3 %49.0 %34.7 %15.7 %39.2 %6.9 %0.0 %54.4 %30.6 %15.0 %19.0 %39.5 %41.5 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2015Yankees0101000268
2016Yankees7250247500350591941
Total- - -7251248500352597949

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2015Yankees0.000.000.00-0.53-0.050.070.072-0.050.00
2016Yankees0.85-3.674.5214.001.480.88 02.64-1.68
Total- - -0.85-3.674.5213.481.430.880.0722.60-1.63

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Yankees75.0% (92.5)12.5% (84.0)   12.5% (82.0)  
2016Yankees46.8% (92.3)17.9% (84.3)5.9% (88.1)14.8% (78.0)12.4% (83.7)0.9% (82.8)1.3% (75.2)0.9%
Total- - -47.1% (92.3)17.9% (84.3)5.8% (88.1)14.7% (78.0)12.3% (83.7)1.0% (82.7)1.3% (75.2)0.8%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Yankees37.5 %37.5 % 12.5 %  12.5 %       
2016Yankees31.6 %12.1 %5.3 %0.5 %0.3 %4.2 %16.9 %12.6 %3.1 % 12.2 % 1.3 % 
Total- - -31.6 %12.3 %5.2 %0.6 %0.3 %4.2 %16.8 %12.5 %3.1 % 12.1 % 1.3 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Yankees89.995.3 81.5  84.4      
2016Yankees92.691.788.083.687.590.184.477.281.4 83.6 75.2
Total- - -92.691.888.083.387.590.184.477.281.4 83.6 75.2

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Yankees-0.3-0.2   0.0 -5.59-19.22   1.63 
2016Yankees7.02.94.31.42.20.00.51.591.777.831.001.93-0.594.32
Total- - -6.62.84.31.42.20.00.51.491.647.831.001.93-0.344.32

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Yankees-0.3-0.1 0.0  -0.2      
2016Yankees8.92.4-0.50.8-0.1-0.12.02.90.1 1.4 0.5
Total- - -8.62.3-0.50.8-0.1-0.11.82.90.1 1.4 0.5

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Yankees-8.67-2.33 1.59  -16.89      
2016Yankees3.012.10-1.1015.75-2.75-0.331.262.490.43 1.25 4.32
Total- - -2.891.99-1.1013.39-2.75-0.331.142.490.43 1.25 4.32

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Yankees50.0 %100.0 %75.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %37.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Yankees33.2 %63.2 %45.1 %53.2 %85.1 %71.0 %39.9 %58.1 %13.0 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -33.3 %63.6 %45.4 %53.2 %84.5 %70.7 %40.0 %58.0 %13.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Yankees50.0 %100.0 %75.0 %0.0 %75.0 %50.0 %50.0 %24.5
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Yankees32.8 %59.5 %44.9 %50.3 %84.9 %71.1 %45.3 %23.8
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -32.9 %59.9 %45.1 %49.7 %84.7 %70.8 %45.3 %23.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016YankeesC3636316.0304343120100 1913615.991 
Total- - -C3636316.0304343120100 1913615.991 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016YankeesC316.04  0 4       2      
Total- - -C316.04  0 4       2      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016YankeesC316.00.0%      (5)20.0%      (5)55.6%    (18)0.0%     (0)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (11)
Total- - -C316.00.0%      (5)20.0%      (5)55.6%    (18)0.0%     (0)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (11)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2016Yankees316.03164393554788676622
Total- - -316.03164393554788676622

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Yankees-0.50.0 0.0-0.50.00.00.1-0.40.0($0.4) 
2016Yankees19.5-1.04.00.918.54.90.96.931.13.2$25.5 
Total- - -19.0-1.04.00.917.94.90.97.030.73.1$25.1 

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