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Pirates prospect interview: Tony Sanchez

Tony Sanchez

Catcher Tony Sanchez was the fourth overall pick in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Now 24 years old, he's still waiting to make his major-league debut. He batted a combined .251 at Double A Altoona and Triple A Indianapolis last season, with eight home runs and 43 RBI. Sanchez spoke with recently.

PD – Looking back at last season, were you pleased with the way things went? TS – I made a lot of strides in different aspects of my game. It took me a little while to adjust to the hitting level in triple A, but I did a lot of good work with my pitchers and defensively I felt really strong behind the plate. As far as getting a September call up which was one of my goals coming into last season... Recommended Stories

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