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Tigers won't pick up team option on RHP Anibal Sanchez

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers are declining their $16 million option on right-hander Anibal Sanchez.

General manager Al Avila confirmed that Friday following the team's news conference to introduce new manager Ron Gardenhire. The move comes as no surprise after Sanchez slipped badly over the past three seasons. He went 3-7 with a 6.41 ERA in 2017.

The Tigers signed the Venezuelan to an $80 million, five-year contract before the 2013 season, and the deal included a $5 million buyout if the Tigers declined the option for 2018.

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Leaders
AVG: N. Castellanos.272
HR: N. Castellanos26
RBI: N. Castellanos101
SB: I. Kinsler14
W: M. Fulmer10
ERA: M. Fulmer3.83
Saves: S. Greene9
K: M. Fulmer114
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 10260.630-
Y-Minnesota 8577.52517
Kansas City 8082.49422
Chi White Sox 6795.41435
Detroit 6498.39538
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (13)
Runs: 735 (18)
Hits: 1435 (13)
Home Runs: 187 (23)
Stolen Bases: 65 (23)
OBP: .324 (16)
SLG: .424 (18)
Total Bases: 2355 (15)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.36 (30)
Runs Allowed: 894 (30)
Saves: 32 (27)
Strikeouts: 1202 (25)
OpBA: .282 (30)
OBP: .348 (30)
SLG: .463 (29)
Run Support: 4.66 (16)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/3 E. Mujica Declared Free Agency
10/2 J. Adduci Called Up from Minors
10/2 D. Lugo Called Up from Minors
10/2 B. Rondón Called Up from Minors
10/2 K. Ryan Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/16 M. Cabrera Back tightness (day-to-day)
9/11 M. Fulmer Right elbow surgery - out for season (day-to-day)
8/27 V. Martinez Irregular heartbeat (on 60-day DL)
8/17 A. Sanchez off 10-day DL
8/1 M. Fulmer off 10-day DL
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