Steve Sanford
Chicago (A) White Sox (ML)
Steve Sanford
Birthdate:
May 31, 1997 (27 y, 8 m, 8 d)
Born In:
Bellingham, WA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/L
Height/Weight:
6'3"/210
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 51, Team: Houston Astros
Contract:
$1.8M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 163 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 163 days
40-man Service Time 5 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 3 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Desire for Win High
Greed Very Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $1.8M ($1.8M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 8 7 2 13 8
vs R 8 7 2 13 8
vs L 8 8 2 14 8
Potential 8 7 2 13 8
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 4 4
Arm 1 10 4
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 2
Sac Bunt 13
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 16 12 12
vs R 15 11 11
vs L 20 16 13
Potential 16 14 17
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Sinker 14 14
Slider 17 17
Changeup 3 3
Other Pitching
Velocity 91-93 mph
GB % 61%
Stamina 7
Hold 18
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-02-08
P defense decreased from 4 to 1
Movement Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Movement decreased from 14 to 12
Movement vs R decreased from 13 to 11
Movement vs L increased from 15 to 16
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Hold increased from 17 to 18
Sinker Pot decreased from 15 to 14
Sinker decreased from 15 to 14
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
2024-11-01
Movement increased from 13 to 14
GB% increased from 60% to 62%
2024-10-23
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
2024-10-07
Control increased from 11 to 12
Control vs R increased from 10 to 11
Control vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-09-23
Control increased from 10 to 11
Control vs L increased from 11 to 12
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2024-07-31
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2024-07-22
Baserunning increased from 1 to 2
Movement decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 62% to 60%
2024-07-15
Movement increased from 13 to 14
GB% increased from 61% to 62%
2024-06-10
Baserunning decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
2024-03-20
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
2024-02-03
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2024-01-17
Weight increased from 208 to 209
2023-11-09
GB% decreased from 61% to 60%
Stamina decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 207 to 208
2023-07-17
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
2023-05-29
Baserunning increased from 1 to 2
Outfield Error decreased from 5 to 4
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Control increased from 9 to 10
Control vs R increased from 9 to 10
Weight increased from 207 to 208
2023-02-26
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
P defense decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Weight increased from 205 to 207
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
2022-10-14
Eye increased from 12 to 13
Eye vs R increased from 12 to 13
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
2022-07-31
GB% decreased from 63% to 62%
2022-05-29
Eye increased from 10 to 12
Eye vs R increased from 9 to 12
Eye vs L increased from 10 to 13
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff increased from 13 to 16
Stuff vs R increased from 12 to 15
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 20
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 65% to 63%
Stamina increased from 7 to 8
Sinker increased from 13 to 15
Slider increased from 16 to 17
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
Weight increased from 200 to 205
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
2021-04-10
Eye increased from 9 to 10

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
CHA - MLB
2024 27 0 64 27.0 0-3 0 29 23 23.97% 19.01% 4.96% 88.08% 60.00% 0.279 4.000 6.159 150 4.335 -2.16 -0.67
CHA - MLB
2023 26 0 61 36.2 3-1 1 32 17 22.22% 11.81% 2.08% 69.83% 58.57% 0.214 2.946 3.921 97 4.143 -0.98 0.21
CHA - MLB
2022 25 0 66 34.0 0-4 2 31 9 25.00% 7.26% 0.81% 70.95% 63.93% 0.253 2.118 2.649 66 3.267 -0.53 0.86
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2020 23 0 40 18.1 0-0 0 10 8 13.16% 10.53% 0.00% 88.00% 75.00% 0.309 0.982 3.480 86 4.297 -2.50 0.17
Total - MLB
MLB
0 231 116.0 3-8 3 102 57 21.94% 12.26% 2.15% 79.07% 63.43% 0.257 2.638 3.999 98 3.955 -1.36 0.57

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
CHR - IL
2021 24 0 10 11.0 0-0 6 11 9 22.92% 18.75% 0.00% 86.67% 52.38% 0.214 0.818 3.444 71 4.953 -2.63 0.28
GFA - PIO
2021 24 0 14 15.1 1-0 0 18 4 32.73% 7.27% 0.00% 91.67% 58.33% 0.219 0.587 3.633 67 4.444 -3.05 0.33
ACHA - ARL
2021 24 0 8 8.0 1-0 5 19 4 57.58% 12.12% 3.03% 81.40% 75.00% 0.500 3.375 2.858 56 1.467 0.52 0.31
QUC - MID
2019 22 0 15 16.2 1-3 5 19 14 25.68% 18.92% 1.35% 72.03% 72.41% 0.256 4.320 4.082 103 3.738 0.24 0.05
Total - AAA
AAA
0 10 11.0 0-0 6 11 9 22.92% 18.75% 0.00% 86.67% 52.38% 0.214 0.818 3.444 71 4.953 -2.63 0.28
Total - A
A
0 15 16.2 1-3 5 19 14 25.68% 18.92% 1.35% 72.03% 72.41% 0.256 4.320 4.082 103 3.738 0.24 0.05
Total - R
R
0 22 23.1 2-0 5 37 8 42.05% 9.09% 1.14% 87.38% 60.71% 0.275 1.543 3.367 63 3.423 -1.82 0.64

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
CHA - MLB
2024 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
CHA - MLB
2023 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
CHA - MLB
2022 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
None - None
None - None
2016 19 7 37 25 10 2 0 1 7 8 5 4 7 3 0.400 0.471 1.071 0.3913 0.444 0.37
Total - ??
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7 37 25 10 2 0 1 7 8 5 4 7 3 0.400 0.471 1.071 0.3913 0.444 0.37

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
2024 P 49 27.0 4 3 0 1.000 2.333 0.999 -0.38
CHA - MLB
2023 P 52 36.2 3 5 0 1.000 1.964 1.340 0.61
CHA - MLB
2022 P 59 34.0 5 8 0 1.000 3.441 1.235 0.58
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2020 P 28 18.1 1 5 0 1.000 2.946 0.986 -0.15
Total P 188 116.0 13 21 0 0.66
Player Awards
None
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Hold Rank
2022 24 2
2023 19 9
2024 19 5