Catcher - New York Yankees
Date of Birth: December 2, 1992 (27 years old)
Yankees' Gary Sanchez: Left on bench yet again
Sanchez will sit for Game 4 of the ALDS against the Rays on Thursday.It's been quite a fall from grace for the catcher, who sits in favor of Kyle Higashioka for the third time this series. It's not hard to see why the Yankees don't want Sanchez in the lineup in an elimination game, as he's gone 1-for-8 with four strikeouts this postseason after hitting a miserable .147/.253/.365 during the regular season.
Yankees' Gary Sanchez: Not starting Game 3
Sanchez isn't in the lineup for Game 3 of the ALDS against the Rays on Wednesday.Sanchez went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts during Game 2 on Tuesday, and he'll get a breather for the third game of the series. Kyle Higashioka will take over behind the plate.
Yankees' Gary Sanchez: Won't start Game 1
Sanchez won't start Game 1 of the AL Wild Card Series, Marly Rivera of ESPN.com reports.With Gerrit Cole taking the mound for the Yankees to begin the series, Kyle Higashioka will serve as his catcher as he's done during much of the regular season. However, Sanchez should be available off the bench and during the remainder of the series.
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