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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 195 235 13 7 0 3.75 -0.8
Birth Date8-8-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age38 years, 6 months, 20 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2006 PHI MLB 18 0 21.3 0 0 0 23 13 22 5 .267 97 9.7 5.5 2.1 9.3 29% .310 .302 1.69 5.92 5.91 111 5.34 113.7 0.1
2007 PHI MLB 12 0 14.7 1 1 0 13 12 9 6 .259 107 8.0 7.4 3.7 5.5 39% .175 .323 1.70 9.93 5.52 124 7.23 133.2 -0.3
2008 WAS MLB 12 0 11.0 2 0 0 16 5 10 2 .260 94 13.1 4.1 1.6 8.2 42% .389 .340 1.91 5.29 7.36 107 4.80 106.1 0.1
2009 FLO MLB 47 0 56.3 4 2 0 50 26 51 5 .264 98 8.0 4.2 0.8 8.1 35% .281 .252 1.35 4.10 2.56 101 5.28 108.9 -0.0
2010 FLO MLB 61 0 63.7 2 2 0 43 27 54 7 .265 94 6.1 3.8 1.0 7.6 34% .218 .232 1.10 4.16 2.26 109 4.87 108.4 0.0
2011 FLO MLB 39 2 61.7 4 1 0 52 36 53 7 .263 94 7.6 5.3 1.0 7.7 35% .262 .273 1.43 4.60 3.94 117 5.35 119.6 -0.4
2012 PHI MLB 6 0 6.3 0 1 0 12 3 5 4 .272 99 17.1 4.3 5.7 7.1 27% .364 .424 2.37 11.19 9.95 122 7.43 128.8 -0.2
CareerMLB1952235.0137020912220436.264968.04.71.47.834%.265.2721.415.023.751115.35113.9-0.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1999 SPO A- 9 9 34.0 1 1 0 32 12 51 2 .000 8.5 3.2 0.5 13.5 0% -.462 .000 1.29 2.88 4.76 0 0.00 0.0
2000 WIL A+ 28 27 158.0 6 12 0 132 69 122 9 .000 7.5 3.9 0.5 6.9 0% -.615 .000 1.27 3.92 3.53 0 0.00 0.0
2001 WIC AA 29 21 134.0 7 9 0 152 61 95 12 .000 10.2 4.1 0.8 6.4 0% -.814 .000 1.59 4.72 5.98 0 0.00 0.0
2002 WIC AA 33 15 116.7 10 6 0 111 43 101 8 .000 8.6 3.3 0.6 7.8 0% .303 .000 1.32 3.48 4.40 0 0.00 0.0
2003 WIC AA 38 6 85.3 1 5 2 84 17 73 8 .000 8.9 1.8 0.8 7.7 0% .304 .000 1.18 3.62 3.17 0 0.00 0.0
2004 REA AA 41 0 69.7 4 2 3 55 25 60 10 .000 7.1 3.2 1.3 7.7 0% .241 .000 1.15 4.59 2.71 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SWB AAA 4 0 6.0 0 0 0 9 3 4 1 .000 13.5 4.5 1.5 6.0 0% .364 .000 2.00 5.59 7.50 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SWB AAA 51 2 83.0 5 3 1 81 27 75 9 .248 100 8.8 2.9 1.0 8.1 40% .310 .246 1.30 4.12 3.69 98 5.34 106.2
2005 SUR Wnt 11 0 17.0 0 4 2 21 5 13 2 .000 11.1 2.6 1.1 6.9 0% -.950 .000 1.53 5.12 5.29 0 0.00 0.0
2006 PHI MLB 18 0 21.3 0 0 0 23 13 22 5 .267 97 9.7 5.5 2.1 9.3 29% .310 .302 1.69 5.92 5.91 111 5.34 113.7
2006 SWB AAA 36 0 43.2 3 2 19 24 13 52 2 .254 90 5.0 2.7 0.4 10.8 45% .225 .175 0.86 2.24 1.88 67 1.03 65.1
2007 PHI MLB 12 0 14.7 1 1 0 13 12 9 6 .259 107 8.0 7.4 3.7 5.5 39% .175 .323 1.70 9.93 5.52 124 7.23 133.2
2007 OTT AAA 36 1 47.3 2 3 16 57 8 52 5 .258 75 10.8 1.5 1.0 9.9 42% .361 .249 1.37 2.93 4.76 76 2.26 79.3
2008 WAS MLB 12 0 11.0 2 0 0 16 5 10 2 .260 94 13.1 4.1 1.6 8.2 42% .389 .340 1.91 5.29 7.36 107 4.80 106.1
2008 COH AAA 32 0 33.7 2 1 13 24 9 45 2 .264 89 6.4 2.4 0.5 12.0 29% .293 .201 0.98 2.31 2.40 76 1.98 74.8
2009 FLO MLB 47 0 56.3 4 2 0 50 26 51 5 .264 98 8.0 4.2 0.8 8.1 35% .281 .252 1.35 4.10 2.56 101 5.28 108.9
2009 NWO AAA 16 0 17.7 1 1 4 13 4 22 1 .269 85 6.6 2.0 0.5 11.2 30% .279 .207 0.96 2.38 2.03 81 2.34 82.5
2010 FLO MLB 61 0 63.7 2 2 0 43 27 54 7 .265 94 6.1 3.8 1.0 7.6 34% .218 .232 1.10 4.16 2.26 109 4.87 108.4
2010 JUP A+ 3 1 4.0 0 1 0 2 0 6 0 .209 26 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 40% .000 -.029 0.50 1.19 2.25 90 3.70 97.3
2011 FLO MLB 39 2 61.7 4 1 0 52 36 53 7 .263 94 7.6 5.3 1.0 7.7 35% .262 .273 1.43 4.60 3.94 117 5.35 119.6
2011 JUP A+ 1 1 2.7 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 .243 101 6.8 0.0 3.4 3.4 56% .125 .230 0.75 7.51 6.75 99 5.27 106.2
2012 PHI MLB 6 0 6.3 0 1 0 12 3 5 4 .272 99 17.1 4.3 5.7 7.1 27% .364 .424 2.37 11.19 9.95 122 7.43 128.8
2012 LEH AAA 25 1 39.7 3 2 0 41 8 31 2 .252 98 9.3 1.8 0.5 7.0 42% .320 .240 1.24 2.93 2.50 99 5.22 108.9
2012 OKL AAA 12 0 12.3 2 3 0 16 2 10 3 .270 95 11.7 1.5 2.2 7.3 44% .325 .308 1.46 5.69 6.57 92 3.93 99.3
2013 OMA AAA 27 13 101.3 10 3 0 103 21 61 3 .267 94 9.1 1.9 0.3 5.4 44% .299 .247 1.22 3.46 3.20 104 4.76 107.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 227 0.4537 0.5198 0.8220 0.7476 0.3306 0.8701 0.7317 0.1780
2009 938 0.4797 0.4627 0.7465 0.6511 0.2889 0.7884 0.6596 0.2535
2010 1018 0.4853 0.4587 0.7473 0.6316 0.2958 0.8237 0.5935 0.2527
2011 1062 0.4567 0.4501 0.7531 0.6289 0.2998 0.8230 0.6301 0.2469
2012 131 0.4885 0.5496 0.8056 0.7188 0.3881 0.7826 0.8462 0.1944
Career33760.47270.46470.75620.64740.30110.81520.64250.2438

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-10 2011-09-05 15-DL 26 23 Right Elbow Strain - -
2011-07-06 2011-07-16 DTD 10 7 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2010-04-03 2010-04-26 15-DL 23 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-05-03 2008-08-07 Minors 96 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 PHI $
2011 FLO $425,000
2010 FLO $412,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$837,500
2 yrTotal$837,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 105 dCAA (Greg Landry)1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.63M in majors. Contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/1/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/12. Contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/28/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/17/12. Signed by Houston as a free agent 8/5/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011). Re-signed by Florida 3/1/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Florida 10/5/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010). Re-signed by Florida 2/27/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Florida as a free agent 11/19/08 (minor-league contract). $0.405M salary in majors. Contract purchased by Florida 5/18/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by Washington as a free agent 11/28/07 (minor-league contract). $0.4M salary in majors. Contract purchased by Washington 5/23/08. Sent outright to AAA by Washington 8/29/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Signed by Philadelphia 2/17/07. DFA by Philadelphia 8/25/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/06.
  • Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from San Diego 4/04.
  • Acquired by San Diego in trade from Kansas City 8/03.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 1999 (2-54) (Lamar).

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Marlins Who May Be MovingR.J. Anderson2013-07-01
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: The Underappreciated Leo NunezJason Collette2011-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: NL: The Valdez Non-DisasterJay Jaffe2011-05-31
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: The NL CYA and the Uggla TradeChristina Kahrl2010-11-17
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Brian Sanches threw 3,486 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Sinker (88mph) and Slider (85mph).