June 20, 1994 |
White Sox starter Scott Sanderson, who stuck out his glove in self-defense and caught Chili Davis' screaming line drive in the second inning: "If I hadn't caught that ball, I wouldn't have thrown another pitch. I'm real glad I caught that. I would have been real happy knocking it down with anything besides my face."
August 4, 1993 |
The San Francisco Giants claimed right-hander Scott Sanderson off waivers from the Angels. He has until Friday to report, at which time the Giants will make a roster move. Sanderson, 37, was 7-11 with a 4.46 ERA in 21 starts for the Angels this season. The Giants pick up Sanderson's existing $500,000 contract, and must pay all incentives. * The St. Louis Cardinals have extended the contracts of General Manager Dal Maxvill and Manager Joe Torre through the 1995 season.
February 12, 1993 |
The Angels signed free-agent starting pitcher Scott Sanderson to a one-year contract Thursday. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, Sanderson is guaranteed $250,000. He will earn $500,000 if he makes the opening-day roster and $800,000 if he makes 30 starts or pitches 200 innings. "My biggest concern was finding one more starter, and we've done that," said Dan O'Brien, Angel vice president/baseball operations. Sanderson, 36, was 12-11 with a 4.
July 26, 1993 |
Starter Scott Sanderson likely will be released or traded, Manager Buck Rodgers said Sunday, if the front office decides this week to replace Sanderson in the rotation with Phil Leftwich. "It's going to be one way or the other," Rodgers said. "If he stays here, he's going to be pitching (in the rotation). If he doesn't start, he's gone. "I can't see keeping Scott Sanderson around as a long man or a bullpen guy. I don't seen any in between."
May 17, 1996 |
A professional baseball career that began 20 years ago in West Palm Beach, Fla., and included 163 major league victories for seven teams in 17 seasons, apparently ended Thursday in New York City, where the Angels released Scott Sanderson.
January 1, 1991 |
The New York Yankees acquired pitcher Scott Sanderson from the Oakland Athletics Monday and appeared to intensify their efforts to re-sign Mike Witt, one of their two new-look free-agent pitchers. Sanderson, a 34-year-old right-hander who was 17-11 last season with a 3.88 earned-run average, agreed to a two-year contract worth about $4.75 million. Sanderson will join a rotation expected to include Pascual Perez, Tim Leary and Andy Hawkins.