(KANSAS CITY) — The Kansas City Royals designated left-handed starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez for assignment Tuesday.
The Royals acquired Sanchez, 29, from the San Francisco Giants this past off-season for outfielder Melky Cabrera.
Sanchez was 1-6 with a 7.76 ERA in 12 starts this season. He struck out 36 batters in 53.1 innings of work.
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