The Venezuelan pitcher, Aníbal Sánchez made a decision about his future in baseball from the Big leagues (MLB), being that the one of not launching in the present season 2021.
According to a report by Jon Heyman, Aníbal Sánchez has decided to take a sabbatical and not contest the season 2021 from Big leaguesThis after not getting an agreement with any organization in free agency.
The Venezuelan Aníbal Sánchez He has been a free agent since October 2020 and since then has made presentations for various organizations of MLB but he did not get a contract for the current season, which is why he made the decision not to play in 2021.
Heyman added that, Sanchez after rejecting offers from Big leagues who did not see chords with his value, decided not to continue looking for a contract to play the season 2021. The Venezuelan was looking for an improved deal with certain incentives.
Here is the report:
Anibal Sanchez is now planning not to pitch this year after turning down MLB offers he didn’t see as commensurate with his value. He was looking for deals enhanced with incentives per start.
– Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) July 19, 2021
The Venezuelan did show himself to various organizations of MLB and he even dressed with the Venezuelan National Team in the Baseball Pre-Olympic to have a rhythm of the game, but still he did not get what he was looking for for a new campaign in the best baseball in the world.
Aníbal Sánchez 37-year-old was looking to play his 16th season in the Big leaguesBut we may have to wait another year to see this World Series champion pitcher back on a mound in the majors.
Sanchez is a right hand pitcher who has more than 300 games in the MLB, having a 112-113 record, 4.05 ERA and 1,726 strikeouts, having experience with teams like Marlins, Tigers, Braves and Nationals.