Tigers Offered Anibal Sanchez Deal That ‘Would Insult Him’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After a hot close to the 2012 regular season and a great performance in the playoffs, free-agent starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez is one of the most attractive pitching options on the market.
In fact, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reports that Sanchez and his agent are seeking $90 million over six years. The Tigers didn’t come close to that in what might have only been a starting-point-type offer.
Per Heyman, the Tigers offered Sanchez a four-year deal worth $48 million. His agent told the Tigers that this offer “would insult” the right-hander.
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