Royals Designate Jonathan Sanchez for Assignment


0  Updated at 3:55 pm, July 17th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Kansas City Royals/MLB(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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