Anibal Sanchez SP DET 8 Days

Sanchez (chest) will receive physical therapy for 10-14 days before beginning a throwing program, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

It sounds like an early-September return to the Tigers' rotation would be a best-case scenario for Sanchez's owners. After being placed on the 15-day DL Tuesday, the Tigers are already reporting that Sanchez is feeling better after beginning physical therapy, but in the short term the Tigers will rely on Robbie Ray and various minor leaguers to fill spots in the rotation vacated by Sanchez and Justin Verlander (shoulder).

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 11 Days

Sanchez (pectoralis strain) was placed on the disabled list Sunday and will miss 3-4 weeks, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

Sanchez underwent an MRI Saturday after leaving Friday's start early with a pectoral strain and the news appears to have been grim. He will require more than the minimum amount of time on the disabled list to recover, with a three-week minimum given as a timetable, placing his return date likely in late August or early September.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 12 Days

Sanchez will return to Detroit to have an MRI on Saturday in order to determine the severity of the pectoral strain that caused him to leave his start Friday night, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.

Given that he's returning to Detroit for further tests, Sanchez's availability for his next scheduled start is in doubt. Further details should become available following Saturday's examination.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 12 Days

Sanchez left Friday's game with a right pectoralis strain and will be re-evaluated Saturday, SportsNet's Shi Davidi reports.

The good news is it's not an elbow or shoulder injury, but it's not clear how much time Sanchez will need to miss with the pectoral injury. Consider his next start in jeopardy until we learn more Saturday.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 12 Days

Sanchez left Friday's game in the fifth inning with an apparent pectoral injury, Jays announcer Mike Wilner reports.

He had given up four runs (three earned) on 10 hits and a walk in 4.2 innings before exiting, and his pitch count was up at 93 (58 strikes). Monitor his status for an official prognosis on the injury.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 17 Days

Sanchez was dominant Sunday vs. the Rockies, striking out a season-high 12 batters and allowing just two hits over seven shutout winnings, en route to claiming his eighth win of the season.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 28 Days

Anibal Sanchez yielded five earned runs in 6 1/3 innings but earned a win Wednesday versus Arizona.

Sanchez did not pitch well, allowing 11 total hits, but the Detroit offense exploded for 11 runs to take two of three games at Chase Field. Sanchez will look to bounce back next week at home against the White Sox. He is 7-4 with a solid 3.45 ERA and 1.09 WHIP.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 1 Month

Anibal Sanchez cruised through six innings unscathed against the Indians on Friday, but he was tagged for four runs without recording an out in the seventh inning en route to his fourth loss of the season.

Sanchez punched out seven on the night while allowing six hits and a walk. Even with the loss, he sports a solid 3.22 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 77/26 K/BB ratio through his 100 2/3 innings. He'll look to get back in the win column on Wednesday when he takes on the Diamondbacks in Arizona.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 1 Month

Anibal Sanchez picked up his sixth victory of the season on Friday, limiting the Royals to just one run on eight hits over seven innings.

Sanchez punched out three on the night and didn't walk a batter. The only damage against him on the night came in the first inning, where Salvador Perez cashed in Eric Hosmer with an RBI single. He'll head into the All-Star break with a terrific 3.04 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 70/25 K/BB ratio over his first 94 2/3 innings.

Anibal Sanchez SP DET 2 Months

Anibal Sanchez was knocked around for seven earned runs in 5 2/3 innings Saturday in a loss to the Rays.

Sanchez was doing fine until the top of the fifth inning, when the Rays rattled off three runs. They then poured on four more in the top of the sixth. Sanchez watched his ERA jump from 2.63 to 3.18. He will try to bounce back next week against the Royals.