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Ali Miguel Sánchez (born January 20, 1997) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the New York Mets.



On July 2, 2013, Sánchez signed with the New York Mets as an international free agent. In 2014, Sánchez spent the season with the DSL Mets, hitting .303/.406/.394/.800 with 3 home runs and 24 RBI.

In 2015, Sánchez split the season between the Gulf Coast Mets and the Kingsport Mets, hitting .272/.330/.306/.636 with 20 RBI. In 2016, Sánchez spent the season with the Brooklyn Cyclones, hitting .216/.260/.275/.535 with 11 RBI. In 2017, Sánchez played for the Columbia Fireflies, hitting .231/.288/.264/.552 with 1 home run and 15 RBI.




In 2018, Sánchez split the season between Columbia and the St. Lucie Mets, combining to hit .265/.294/.387/.681 with 6 home runs and 38 RBI. Following the 2018 season, Sánchez played for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League.

On August 10, 2020, Sánchez made his MLB debut. On February 10, 2021, Sánchez was designated for assignment by the Mets after the team traded for minor league outfielder Khalil Lee.

On February 12, 2021, Sánchez was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for cash considerations. He was recalled from the Cardinals’ Alternate Training Site on April 27, 2021.



Ali Sánchez has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.