Latest Aaron Sanchez News

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Jose Martinez watches his two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Louis. The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired Martinez from St. Louis in a trade that sends left-hander Matthew Liberatore, one of the club’s top minor league pitching prospects, to the Cardinals. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Rays acquire Martinez from Cardinals for pitching prospect

Jan. 9, 2020 11:35 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired first baseman-designated hitter Jose Martinez from St. Louis in a trade that sends left-hander Matthew Liberatore, one of the club’s top minor league pitching prospects, to the Cardinals. In addition to addressing the need for a...

FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell throws to first during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astro in Houston. The Cubs failed to offer a 2020 contract to Russell on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, making the 2016 All-Star a free agent one year after he was suspended for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Treinen, Sanchez, Russell, Sánchez become free agents

Dec. 3, 2019 4:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Stars Blake Treinen, Aaron Sanchez and Addison Russell were among 56 players who became free agents along with current Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sánchez when their teams declined to offer 2020 contracts Monday rather than make them eligible for salary arbitration....

Biagini agrees to deal with Astros, who cut Sanchez

Dec. 2, 2019 11:37 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Reliever Joe Biagini agreed Monday to a $1 million, one-year deal with the AL champion Houston Astros, who declined to offer a contract to starter Aaron Sanchez and allowed the former All-Star to become a free agent. Both right-handers were acquired from Toronto at the July 31 trade deadline...