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By Charles Rich | November 5, 2009
Former Glendale Community College standout Freddy Sanchez will be staying put on the West Coast. Sanchez, a three-time All-Star and the 2006 National League batting champion, signed a two-year extension Friday with the San Francisco Giants. Terms of the deal weren?t announced, though mlb.com reported that Sanchez?s salary package might exceed the two-year, $10 million deal the Pittsburgh Pirates offered him shortly before trading him to San Francisco on July 29. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Sanchez, a second baseman, will be paid $6 million per year.
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May 29, 2010
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Sanchez comes back from off-season surgery: Former Burbank High baseball star Freddy Sanchez is back to playing with the San Francisco Giants after off-season surgery and a lengthy rehabilitation. The Giants showed Sanchez how much they had missed him this season by planting him right back at second base and straight into the third spot in the batting order for his season debut on last week. Sanchez had missed all of spring training and the first 38 games of the regular season after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder in December.
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By Charles Rich | July 2, 2009
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players . ? Mark Loretta (St. Francis High, 1989) Los Angeles Dodgers infielder: The two-time All-Star has gotten additional playing time with the Dodgers recently concluding a six-game stretch of interleague road games. For instance, Loretta had a two-run double in the third inning of the Dodgers? 6-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Loretta, who started at first base, had two hits in six plate appearances.
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By Grant Gordon | July 16, 2009
When New York Yankees star closer Mariano Rivera induced a popout by Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada, the American League clinched the Major League Baseball All-Star Game with a 4-3 win over the National League and Freddy Sanchez ended the game where he began it — on the bench. Amid trade talks and injury problems, the former Glendale Community College standout also found himself snubbed from any playing time for the NL squad, which saw the American League improve to 12-0-1 in the last 13 Midsummer Classics with its win in St. Louis on the strength of Detroit Tigers outfielder Curtis Granderson’s game-winning run in the eighth inning.
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By Jeff Tully | January 18, 2007
BURBANK ? It seemed fitting that in the shadow of the Burbank house in which he grew up, Freddy Sanchez was welcomed home Friday. At a young age, the former Burbank High and former Glendale Community College baseball standout spent countless hours at the school's field, perfecting his skills and dreaming of playing Major League Baseball. It was his baseball haven, a sanctuary only steps away from his front door. Those formidable years helped shape the player who won the 2006 National League batting championship as an infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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By Charles Rich and Seth Amitin | August 20, 2009
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players .   Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Los Angeles Angels, pitcher After making his debut last week, Trevor Bell came back on Tuesday to win his first career game, a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians. “Any first major league win would be a dream come true,” Bell told mlb.com. “Even if it was a 10-9 game, and yourself and your team gets the win, that’s a dream.
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May 29, 2010
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Sanchez comes back from off-season surgery: Former Burbank High baseball star Freddy Sanchez is back to playing with the San Francisco Giants after off-season surgery and a lengthy rehabilitation. The Giants showed Sanchez how much they had missed him this season by planting him right back at second base and straight into the third spot in the batting order for his season debut on last week. Sanchez had missed all of spring training and the first 38 games of the regular season after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder in December.
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By Charles Rich | November 5, 2009
Former Glendale Community College standout Freddy Sanchez will be staying put on the West Coast. Sanchez, a three-time All-Star and the 2006 National League batting champion, signed a two-year extension Friday with the San Francisco Giants. Terms of the deal weren?t announced, though mlb.com reported that Sanchez?s salary package might exceed the two-year, $10 million deal the Pittsburgh Pirates offered him shortly before trading him to San Francisco on July 29. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Sanchez, a second baseman, will be paid $6 million per year.
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By Grant Gordon | July 16, 2009
When New York Yankees star closer Mariano Rivera induced a popout by Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada, the American League clinched the Major League Baseball All-Star Game with a 4-3 win over the National League and Freddy Sanchez ended the game where he began it — on the bench. Amid trade talks and injury problems, the former Glendale Community College standout also found himself snubbed from any playing time for the NL squad, which saw the American League improve to 12-0-1 in the last 13 Midsummer Classics with its win in St. Louis on the strength of Detroit Tigers outfielder Curtis Granderson’s game-winning run in the eighth inning.
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By Charles Rich | July 2, 2009
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players . ? Mark Loretta (St. Francis High, 1989) Los Angeles Dodgers infielder: The two-time All-Star has gotten additional playing time with the Dodgers recently concluding a six-game stretch of interleague road games. For instance, Loretta had a two-run double in the third inning of the Dodgers? 6-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Loretta, who started at first base, had two hits in six plate appearances.
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By Jeff Tully | January 18, 2007
BURBANK ? It seemed fitting that in the shadow of the Burbank house in which he grew up, Freddy Sanchez was welcomed home Friday. At a young age, the former Burbank High and former Glendale Community College baseball standout spent countless hours at the school's field, perfecting his skills and dreaming of playing Major League Baseball. It was his baseball haven, a sanctuary only steps away from his front door. Those formidable years helped shape the player who won the 2006 National League batting championship as an infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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