Aaron Jacob Sanchez was born on July 1, 1992, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros, and San Francisco Giants.
He was drafted by the Blue Jays in the first round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft and made his MLB debut in 2014. In 2015, Sanchez was ranked by MLB as the number 3 prospect in the Blue Jays’ organization, and the 44th best prospect in baseball.
The Toronto Blue Jays selected Sanchez in the first round, with the 34th selection overall, of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. He spent the 2010 season with the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays and the New York–Penn League Auburn Doubledays, posting a combined record of 0–3 with a 2.16 ERA and 37 strikeouts through 10 starts.
On February 21, 2021, after sitting out the 2020 season due to injury, Sanchez agreed to a one-year, $4M contract with the San Francisco Giants. On June 20, he was placed on the 60-day injured list with right bicep tightness.
On August 8, Sanchez was designated for assignment. On August 13, he was placed on unconditional release waivers by the Giants. Through nine games with the Giants (seven starts, two relief outings), Sanchez pitched 35.1 innings with a 3.06 ERA and a WHIP of 1.33.
On March 13, 2022, Sanchez signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals. He opened the 2022 season with the Rochester Red Wings, until his contract was selected by Washington on April 23. That same day, he started for the Nationals against the San Francisco Giants.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.