Our own Darius Austin reported on August 16 that Sanchez continued to have a difficulty staying healthy even on his rehab assignment,. He came out of Thursday's game with back spasms and was out of the lineup on Friday.
The news keeps getting worse for Sanchez, as reported by Henry Schulman of SFGate.com, Sanchez returned to San Francisco for evaluation after taking another foul tip to the head on Saturday night. According to Giants manager Bruce Bochy, Sanchez had dry heaves and was dizzy.
Bochy said the frequency at which Sanchez is being hit is unbelievable and something Bochy has never seen. But there is no doubt that Bochy is concerned.
. “He took a good one yesterday. We saw it. I think it’s going to be awhile for him.”It appears that the best option for the Giants and for the long term health and baseball contribution of Sanchez, is to move him to the infield.
In 66 games with the Giants this season, Sanchez is batting .196 with three home runs and 28 RBI. He's a career .246 hitter with nine home runs and 82 RBI in 216 games.
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