The Phillies and Rays have completed their August 18 trade that sent Edgar Garcia to Tampa Bay, as the Phillies announced the acquisition of player-to-be-named-later Rodolfo Sanchez.
A 20-year-old right-hander, Sanchez was an international signing out of the Dominican Republic in 2016. While not seen as a top-30 prospect in Tampa’s farm system, Sanchez has some solid numbers thus far in this pro career, posting a 3.03 ERA, 3.28 K/BB rate, and 8.6 K/9 over 160 1/3 innings. 63 1/3 of those innings came at the lower A-ball level in 2019, as Sanchez was used exclusively as a starting pitcher for an entire season.
Garcia ended up with a 10.80 ERA over 3 1/3 innings and four appearances with the Rays, getting touched for three runs in an inning’s worth of work against the Yankees on August 31. That marked his last MLB appearance of the season, as the Rays soon optioned Garcia down to their alternate training site.
tons of moves today
Sanchez looks like a good pick up
Not if Tampa traded him, Sanches will not work out. I can’t remember the last time Tampa did not win a trade
Cronenworth really bombed after leaving TB, didnt he?
Renfroe was not the key to that deal, Xavier Edwards was. Wait a few years before final judgment–Edwards is still a few years away.
im not saying it wasn’t a good trade for TB, just that Cronenworth didnt get exposed as a bad player after leaving TB. being traded by TB doesnt make you a bad player.
Cronenworth/Pham deal isn’t looking good.
Odorizi for the infamous Jermain Pelosois )sp) (now a MilLB free agent) fits here also.
But they win most of them.
See above. Patience is necessary. (And Cronenworth had no place to play in TB.) this was reply to other post on SD trade.
Odorizzi one was certainly a fail–the exception to the rule! Always wondered why they made this deal, FO knew something!
It’s not necessarily who the Rays trade you that’s of concern, it’s who you give up!
solid pickup for someone who wasnt going to survive the offseason.
Good pickup by the Phillies . Hopefully this pans out
Guessing no relation to Cristofer….2nd Phillies -Rays Sanchez trade.
Best of luck.
Thoughts and prayers.
I like it. Its a PTBNL for a guy who tanked upon the sample size that we have of the deal. If they’re more than obvious organization fodder its a good move.
Agreed. A PTBNL with upside is a good get. Who knows if he’ll materialize but nice lotto ticket
Yea, his numbers aren’t bad, he’s still just a kid physically….looks to be built like Pedro Martinez
Seems to have small and repeatable mechanics…I really like his follow thru.
When you can’t develop talent, have someone else develop it for you.
The Phis/Rays trade that was the steal of the century was Kevin Stocker for Bobby Abreu
Barn burner of a trade! Setting the mlb world on fire!
who will be non tendered bt Tampa and San Diego? Expect serval from both teams.
Renfroe seems expendable in Tampa
Renfroe is much like budget Joey Gallo I don’t see him being non-tenderned unless he is set to make over 5 million.