Cristopher Alexis Sánchez is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of the Dominican Republic.
On July 15, 2013, Sánchez signed as an international free agent with the Tampa Bay Rays for a $65,000 signing bonus.
The DSL Rays were his team during 2014, 2015, and 2016 seasons. In 2014, Sánchez was 1–3 with a 7.77 ERA in 22 innings, 2–1 with a 3.54 ERA in 20+13 innings in 2015, and 5–3 with a 3.06 ERA in 61+23 innings in 2016.
He pitched for the Princeton Rays in 2017, finishing 10–6 with a 10.01 ERA in 38+23 innings.
Sánchez pitched for the Princeton Tigers and the Hudson Valley Renegades in 2018, going 4–2 with a 4.50 ERA in 52 innings
He was 4–1 with a 2.26 ERA over 75+23 innings for the Bowling Green Hot Rods, Charlotte Stone Crabs, and Durham Bulls in 2019.
Sánchez competed in the 2019 WBSC Premier12 for the Dominican Republic national baseball team.
On November 20, 2019, Sánchez was dealt to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Curtis Mead.
After being acquired, Sánchez was added to the Phillies’ 40–man roster. He did not appear in a game in 2020 since the Minor League Baseball season was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Sánchez got promoted to the top leagues for the first time on April 19, 2021.
He was optioned down to the minors the next day, though, without ever appearing in the majors.
Sánchez was brought up to the active roster on May 3 but was optioned down the next day without seeing action.
How Much Does Cristopher Sánchez Make?
Cristopher Sánchez makes an annual basic salary of $701,000.