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Birth Date7-29-1998
Height6' 0"
Weight185 lbs
Age21 years, 1 months, 21 days
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MLB Statistics

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2015 DPH Rk DSL 11 2 25.7 1 2 0 32 6 18 0 81 11.2 2.1 0.0 6.3 0% .340 1.48 2.75 4.56 93 5.53 121.4
2016 PHL Rk GCL 11 11 54.0 5 0 0 33 8 44 0 96 5.5 1.3 0.0 7.3 57% .236 0.76 2.23 0.50 86 1.85 40.9
2017 LWD A SAL 13 13 67.3 5 3 0 46 9 64 1 82 6.1 1.2 0.1 8.6 49% .251 0.82 2.35 2.41 84 2.72 57.9
2017 CLR A+ FSL 5 5 27.7 0 4 0 27 9 20 1 90 8.8 2.9 0.3 6.5 42% .295 1.30 3.42 4.55 106 4.83 102.7
2018 CLR A+ FSL 8 8 46.7 4 3 0 39 11 45 1 99 7.5 2.1 0.2 8.7 52% .295 1.07 2.66 2.51 84 3.48 73.5
2019 JUP A+ FSL 2 2 11.0 0 2 0 14 2 6 1 90 11.5 1.6 0.8 4.9 61% .351 1.45 3.94 4.91 108 5.73 117.9
2019 JAX AA SOU 18 18 103.0 8 4 0 87 19 97 5 94 7.6 1.7 0.4 8.5 49% .286 1.03 2.68 2.53 84 4.06 83.6

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

90o 4.2 3.7 0 13 13 64.9 48 18 56 6 .239 1.01 3.16 3.51 10.2 1.1
80o 3.6 3.5 0 11 11 57.7 46 17 50 6 .255 1.11 3.55 3.94 6.4 0.7
70o 3.2 3.4 0 10 10 52.8 45 17 45 6 .266 1.18 3.83 4.26 4.1 0.4
60o 2.9 3.2 0 9 9 48.6 44 16 42 6 .276 1.24 4.08 4.53 2.4 0.3
50o 2.6 3.1 0 9 9 44.8 42 16 39 5 .286 1.30 4.31 4.8 0.9 0.1
40o 2.3 3 0 8 8 41.1 41 15 35 5 .295 1.36 4.55 5.07 -0.4 0.0
30o 2 2.8 0 7 7 37.3 39 15 32 5 .305 1.42 4.81 5.36 -1.5 -0.2
20o 1.7 2.6 0 6 6 32.9 36 14 28 5 .317 1.51 5.12 5.71 -2.5 -0.3
10o 1.3 2.3 0 5 5 27.1 32 12 23 4 .333 1.62 5.57 6.21 -3.5 -0.4
Weighted Mean2.5309944.04115385.2831.284.284.751.10.1

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2019-06-14 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who wins this deal? Yordan Alvarez Carter Kieboom, Peter Alonso, Sixto Sanchez, and Austin Riley for Trevor Bauer and Freddie Freeman?
(Kenny from Kansas)
In the near, short, or long-term? Seems like near-term Bauer and Freeman are productive now. At some point it will shift to the other side of the deal. (Don't ask me when. I have no idea.) (Rob Arthur)
2019-06-12 20:00:00 (link to chat)Is Nate Pearson the best pitching prospect in the upper minors? What is his major league ETA?
(Dodo from The ground)
His 24 2/3 innings this year are already a career-high as a pro, so I'm very not ready to make that proclamation, but he's certainly impressive. With Forrest Whitley having some issues, there are questions in that "upper minors" group, but I'd still lean toward the greater certainty of A's lefty Jesus Luzardo or perhaps even prized Marlins acquisition Sixto Sanchez ... (Zach Crizer)
2019-05-06 23:45:00 (link to chat)Have you heard anything lately about Sixto Sanchez? Is he finally ready to go now or is there still a medical issue? Also, havent heard much lately about Franchy Cordero-----what is your long term feeling about him and his upside, , and what is his current situation health wise---is there a timetable for his return to the Padres? He's on my roster and I'm really hoping to get him back soon. Thx
(bob from philly)
Sixto's back! Debuted for Jupiter the other day sitting 97-99 (t101), so just about par for his course. As for Franchy, the Padres have been coy with updates - as of a couple days ago he hadn't resumed baseball activities, which is troubling given it's an elbow injury and he's already been shut down for 3-4 weeks. So best-case you're probably looks at the end of this month, worst case considerably longer if it's a structural thing? (Wilson Karaman)
2019-04-12 16:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Darius, What are your thoughts on KeBryan Hayes and Sixto Sanchez? How good could they become and when do you think they make their ML debuts? Also, do you think Longoria is just about done, or do you still think he has some life left in that bat? He's obviously off to a terrible start after a down year, so I'm very concerned. Thx.
(bob m from philly)
Lot to answer here! I think Hayes will be a solid but not spectacular 3B, with a nice floor because of the great hit tool. Of course, we've seen plenty of guys with excellent contact skills produce more pop than expected in this environment, so that's not a terrible thing to bet on. Yuli Gurriel was the comp that Bret put on him in the Pirates top 10 this offseason, and I think that's a reasonable expectation.

Sanchez has phenomenal stuff and the concern is primarily over the durability. A low IP total is less likely to disqualify him from near-ace status than it used to be. I can see him falling into the James Paxton category of electric when he's on the mound but you're never quite sure how often he's going to be there.

As a Giants fan, I'm not confident either. I don't think the swing has been right for quite some time and the decline has been going on for so long that I'd be surprised if he gets back to his old level. It's also a terrible environment for his fantasy value, especially now the lineup around him is so poor. (Darius Austin)
2018-12-06 20:00:00 (link to chat)Is Sixto Sanchez stock about to tumble?
(Rich from Willow Springs)
Not if he's healthy, and I don't have access to his medicals. I have spoken to people who think he's headed for Tommy John, and I have spoken to people who think he's fine. I can't tell you which way the cookie is crumbling here. (Jarrett Seidler)
2018-07-30 23:00:00 (link to chat)How about this trade offer: Mike Trout and Andrelton Simmons to the Phillies for J.P. Crawford, Sixto Sanchez, JoJo Romero, Adam Haseley, Ranger Suarez and Adonis Medina.
(a.j. from dallas)
Mmmm throw in a nice bottle of chianti and a couple pulp mags of bigfoot erotica with that package going back to Anaheim and you might just be on to something. Short of that though, mmmmmm yeah no. (Wilson Karaman)
2018-07-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has Jesus Luzardo passed up Sixto Sanchez?
(Rich from Willow Springs)
Depends on if you ask Craig or Jarrett (Nicolas Stellini)
2018-07-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of career will Sixto Sanchez have?
(Ned from Nabisco)
If he stays healthy, man, that dude really should be an ace with that stuff. (Jarrett Seidler)
2018-06-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Sixto Sanchez definitely be a bonafide SP1? He's so small and looks like he will definitely need TJ.
(ML from NY)
I mean how many starting pitchers in the majors have already needed TJ? And FWIW, everything I've heard on Sixto is it was just inflammation though obviously that could change/I might be getting worked. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-05-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Top prospect in 2020 and 2021?
(Ben from Colorado)
So, I have to say this every time I do one of these: I am not a specialist in prospect / amateur stuff. Any answers I give you on those types of questions are going to come from my filtering of the information from BP's prospect team and other resources ... not my own looks.

With that having been said, I think there's a puncher's chance that Sixto Sanchez is the top prospect for the site's Top 101 2020. I think there's the potential that the Phillies move him slowly even if he's dominant.

As for 2021, it'd just be guessing. That's a long way away. (Bryan Grosnick)
2018-02-23 20:00:00 (link to chat)Wanna use 1 of my dynasty league picks on an arm. I value upside for this league over floor/proximity..... who has a chance to be a true Ace from Whitley, Sixto Sanchez, Puk, or Mac Gore? How would u rank their upside? And where would E. Hankins slot in the list?
(Hans from Milwaukee, Wi)
Sixto/Gore (Id say they are interchangeable), then Whitley and Puk. From all Ive heard about and seen of Hankins, hes right there with Sixto and Gore. (Scott Delp)
2017-09-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rank these pitchers and if you keep two who do keep: Mitch Keller, Triston McKenzie, Chance Adams, Sixto Sanchez, Jason Groome? Thanks JP
(Jquinton82 from NY)
Based on my very limited expertise in fantasy/prospect stuff: Sixto, Keller, Groome, McKenzie, Adams. Keep an eye on Groome's injury, though. Keep Sixto and Keller. (Nicolas Stellini)
2017-07-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)Keeper fantasy baseball question: would you deal Robles (keep for 4 years when called up), and cueto (gone after this year) for greinke (keep next year as well), wade Davis (gone after this year) and Sixto Sanchez (keep for 4 years once called up)? I feel I have a team that's in position to win this year, but want to get a fair return for Robles
(Taylor from SD)
It all depends on your individual situation. If you need saves, I could see it, but I would want to be pretty confident that those upgrades would get me into title contention. Robles is REALLY good. (Mark Barry)
2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some of the guys in A-ball who are having or could have breakout years like the ones we've seen in the past (Acuna, Soto, Robles, etc)... Looking to stash a few of them on my roster.
(Willy from Yonkers)
Nobody quite as out of nowhere as those guys, but Bo Bichette and Sixto Sanchez have both jumped from off the 101 to top-tier guys (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Top 5 prospects in 2019?
(Adam from NJ)
Brendan Rodgers, Eloy Jimenez, Sixto Sanchez, Juan Soto, Vlad Jr. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Sixto Sanchez or Luis Escobar? 2 relievers?
(Rick from TN)
Sanchez. Not close. (George Bissell)
2017-05-22 23:00:00 (link to chat)Keith Law doesn't think Sixto Sanchez is a top 100 prospect. What's your reaction to that?
(Mike from PA)
Differences and discrepancies make the world go 'round, and they're certainly one of the fun things about trying to project the Major League performance a bunch of teenagers are likely to one day produce. Feel free to take that up with our Lakewood contingent, just make sure you don't have any steaks in your jacket pocket when you do. We have some, uh, adamant believers in that young man's potential on staff here. (Wilson Karaman)
2017-05-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Sixto Sanchez or Jason Groome (and why). Go!
(Ryan from ME)
I think I have officially gone ride or die with Sixto. Part of this is gonna be due to Groome's mysterious whatever that has put him on the DL. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Sixto Sanchez or Ian Anderson?
(Carlo from California)
Sixto. And yeah, I've seen the reports on Anderson this year. They are great. He's a great prospect. Sixto. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-04-28 13:30:00 (link to chat)Hi Craig, Are there any sleepers in the lower minors that you are excited about?
(Gerry A. from Toledo)
Not to be difficult but it's hard for me to know what's considered a sleeper anymore. We have guys like Sixto Sanchez, Khalil Lee, etc who are far from proven but well-known depending on the who you read and the depth of your league. So probably yes! But I hate to answer with guys that everyone is aware of. (Craig Goldstein)
2017-03-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)In order of ceiling and anyone who is a fav of yours..thanks P Mitchell White P Oscar DeLaCruz P Jose Albertos P Adonis Medina Big time long term Scoresheet rebuild and these guys are still out there and I have patience and picks to spend on them.
(Accudart from VT)
I think in order of ceiling, I'd go De La Cruz, White, Medina, and Albertos. I like all four as Scoresheet guys, inasmuch as you have three in White, De La Cruz, and Albertos who can develop that high K, low BB profile as starters, and one in Medina whose stuff isn't quite playing up to his stats yet, so he can come at a bargain (in the same pre-hype vein as Sixto Sanchez was a few months ago).

That said, I'm always the one lowest on guys like Medina because I stat sheet scout for strikeouts. You miss out on your Kyle Hendrickses that way, but it usually works for the minors. Meanwhile, Albertos has drool-worthy stats but not a ton of proofing time in pro ball to make me confident, and the same goes to a lesser degree with White. De La Cruz seems like the perfect bet overall because of his nice skillset and the relatively robust minor league career (similar in some ways to Medina). (Trevor Strunk)
2017-03-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)In the upcoming season for you when you are going to games who are you most excited to see in the Eastern & Sally Leagues?
(Leonard from None of Your Business)
Just my *home* teams project to have Gleyber Torres, Justus Sheffield, Mickey Moniak, probably Sixto Sanchez and/or Adonis Medina, maybe Jhailyn Ortiz or Kevin Gowdy, Jorge Mateo and James Kapielian within a month or two, and some other interesting arms. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-02-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Trev my dude, what's your take on this Mickey Moniak everybody is so on about and should Phillies fans be concerned about the lack of prospects on Keith Law's manifesto
(The Dirty Inning is a great podcast from Philadelphia )
I agree with your screenname, listener!

And I think Moniak is probably going to be good. Whether he's very good or a star depends (sadly) on development, which is hard to gauge. As far as I can tell the Phils have a decent-if-not-elite milb development system, so I think Moniak has a good shot to reach his potential, which is a five-tool-center fielder.

And no, I don't think so. Law has many positive sides, but his list for the Phillies sort of shows a lack of recent scouting. Sixto Sanchez listed at 90-97, for instance, ignores that he sat 94-97 for the end of the season, which is a far different animal. There are others, but I don't want to pile on: suffice it to say, I think Law is too low ont he system (Trevor Strunk)
2017-01-18 20:00:00 (link to chat)Where would you factor in the following names into your Top 50 2016 signees list: Jose Albertos, Fernando Tatis Jr, Jesus Sanchez, Sixto Sanchez? Thanks.
(Tim Raines from Cooperstown)
I probably wouldn't, except for Sixto. He's slide into the 30s somewhere. Also, congrats! Big day! (Bret Sayre)
2017-01-18 20:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Bret, I could use some help on deep dynasty assets for a prospect draft. 20 team dynasty league, 150+ prospects owned. I have two upcoming picks and I've put together a list of 10 guys that I'm having a terrible time differentiating. My list is: Jake Bauers, Jahmai Jones, Lucas Erceg, Christin Stewart, Taylor Trammell, Alec Hansen, Walker Buehler, Sixto Sanchez, Justin Dunn, Sandy Alcantara I was thinking about one hitter and one pitcher but really I just want the two best values from that list. How would you rank the top 3-5 in case a few get taken between my picks? Obviously some of them are closer to the majors and some are much farther away which is why I'm struggling. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
(treynay3 from Grand Rapids)
I'd go Jones, Alcantara, Erceg, Dunn. (Bret Sayre)
2016-09-08 19:00:00 (link to chat)Best Prospect nobody is talking about?
(Dan from CT)
My colleague (and fellow Effectively Wild team preview series partner) Jeff Paternostro wrote a fantastic piece on this very subject at BP this week. You should check that out. He profiles a few of those candidates there including Nationals OF Juan Soto, Phillies righty Sixto Sanchez and a few more...

My vote goes to Brewers SS Isan Diaz...Mauricio Rubio (whose opinion I value highly) wrote an excellent piece on him a few weeks ago. He hit .264/.358/.469 (.290 TAv) with 59 extra-base hits (20 HR) in 587 plate appearances at Single-A Wisconsin...He had a monster second half and is the one fantasy prospect I'm targeting in every dynasty league right now. (George Bissell)

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