• Gary Sanchez…Fastest To 19

    Posted by on September 22nd, 2016 · Comments (7)

    Gary Sanchez, in terms of his OPS+, is now hitting like Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Jason Giambi in their best seasons.

    Rk Name Yrs From To Age
    1 Barry Bonds 4 2001 2004 36-39 Ind. Seasons
    2 Mark McGwire 2 1998 2000 34-36 Ind. Seasons
    3 Gary Sanchez 1 2016 2016 23-23 Ind. Seasons
    4 Sammy Sosa 1 2001 2001 32-32 Ind. Seasons
    5 Jason Giambi 1 2001 2001 30-30 Ind. Seasons
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 9/22/2016.

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    Maybe not the company you want to keep?

    Comments on Gary Sanchez…Fastest To 19

    1. redbug
      September 22nd, 2016 | 5:42 pm

      It’s fine as long as ….

    2. KPOcala
      September 23rd, 2016 | 2:22 am

      Funny, I started thinking the same thing….. please, no…………..

    3. September 23rd, 2016 | 11:24 am

      It’s the baseball landscape today. When someone starts doing the unnatural, you start to assume it’s not natural.

      If true, he would not be the first player from the Dominican Republic to use something.

    4. redbug
      September 23rd, 2016 | 11:46 am

      Agreed. Plus, he spent time with Arod.

    5. Evan3457
      September 23rd, 2016 | 1:11 pm

      This is an evil thought.
      But unavoidable.
      Sigh.

    6. KPOcala
      September 23rd, 2016 | 2:01 pm

      After watching Lance Armstrong load up on testosterone analogs (after nearly dying from testicular cancer), and finding it impossible to believe he’d screw with his life, I’m just totally jaded. “Fame and fortune are a magnet……” These days, it’s hard to juggle the mores of sportsmanship with the desire to zone out, and just “watch a game”……

    7. September 24th, 2016 | 8:20 pm

      Encarnacion, Ortiz, Cano, Trumbo, Chris Davis, Nelson Cruz and others have to be wondered about as well. But, they have never been caught. Hopefully, if Sanchez is using something, it’s the good stuff that they other guys have been able to use and not get nailed for…

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