Bill Mitchell

Sanchez Gets Back To Work

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Mesa Solar Sox catcher Tony Sanchez can be forgiven if he experienced any nasty flashbacks when taking the field on the Arizona Fall League's opening day. It was the Pirates farmhand's first time on the field since a late June game in which he took a Brad Holt fastball to the jaw while batting for the Bradenton Marauders of the Florida State League against the St. Lucie Mets.

Minors | #2010#Arizona Fall League#Winter Baseball

Caribbean Series Notebook

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The two most dominant pitching performances in the first four days of the Caribbean Series have been thrown by a pair of guys, Venezuela's Brad Knox and Mexico's Edgar Gonzalez, still looking for work for the 2009 season less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report for spring training. Both pitchers are hoping that their achievements in the Caribbean Series help them get an invitation to spring training.

Minors | #2009#Winter Baseball#Winter Wonders