What was your
welcome-to-the- big-leagues moment?
In Boston with the Red Sox in 2003, I came within one assist of tying a major
league record for third basemen . The whole crowd chanted my name. I didn't
get a hit, but I had 35,000 Fenway fans going nuts.
This year against the Nationals, I ran to first on ball three when I thought it
was ball four. I get down there and everyone's looking at me. The umpire's
like, um, you gotta go back.
Hanging out with my wife, Alissa, and baby, Evan. And watching TV. Judge Judy
is awesome--she's very entertaining, and she puts people in their place.
If I weren't
playing baseball, I'd be
... finishing school. I'm a few courses short of a communications degree at
If I were
commissioner for a day, I would
... raise the pay for minor league players.
After going 2 for
4 in his final game of the season, Sanchez, 28, finished with a .344
Sanchez, 28, will
go home to Chandler, Ariz., and, he says, "lie on the couch and work on my
fantasy football team."