7:24pm: And down goes another rumor (for now): Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi at FOX Sports say Sanchez was not a healthy scratch, as his lingering knee issues forced him from the lineup. Still, with the Pirates in town for a series, the Giants' trainers reportedly personally examined Sanchez's knee last night, and teams are still in talks.
6:53pm: Multiple people have informed us that Freddy Sanchez was a healthy scratch from the Pirates' lineup tonight, and Henry Schulman at the San Francisco Chronicle is "getting more hints" that a trade is on the horizon, though it's not clear to whom. He cites the Giants and Twins as the top suitors. Stay tuned.