Steve Sanford
Chicago (A) White Sox (ML)
Steve Sanford
Birthdate:
May 31, 1997 (28 y, 5 m, 14 d)
Born In:
Bellingham, WA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/L
Height/Weight:
6'3"/211
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 51, Team: Houston Astros
Contract:
$1.8M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 163 days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
CHA - MLB
27 0 33.2 1-1 3 9 2 11 37 2.139 2.317 60 2.874 0.79

2025 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
CHA - MLB
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 -0.66

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
P 26 33.2 1 6 0 1.0000 1.0314 -0.662
Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 163 days
40-man Service Time 6 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 Very High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $1.8M ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 8 7 1 13 8
vs R 8 7 1 12 8
vs L 8 8 1 14 8
Potential 8 7 1 13 8
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 4 3
Arm 1 10 4
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 2
Sac Bunt 12
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 16 12 13
vs R 15 11 13
vs L 19 16 15
Potential 16 14 15
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Sinker 14 15
Slider 17 17
Changeup 3 3
Other Pitching
Velocity 91-93 mph
GB % 63%
Stamina 7
Hold 19
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-11-05
Control Potential decreased from 16 to 15
2025-10-26
Gap Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Gap decreased from 8 to 7
2025-10-20
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
2025-09-29
Contact vs R increased from 7 to 8
Gap Potential increased from 7 to 8
Gap increased from 7 to 8
Outfield Error decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup Pot decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup decreased from 4 to 3
2025-09-15
Contact vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Sac Bunt decreased from 13 to 12
Changeup Pot increased from 3 to 4
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 211 to 212
2025-09-08
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
2025-08-25
Stuff vs L decreased from 20 to 19
Control Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stamina decreased from 8 to 7
2025-08-11
Eye vs R decreased from 13 to 12
GB% increased from 61% to 63%
Sinker Pot increased from 14 to 15
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2025-08-04
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
2025-07-28
Stealing decreased from 2 to 1
Stamina increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2025-04-05
Stealing increased from 1 to 2
2025-03-27
Control increased from 12 to 13
Control vs R increased from 12 to 13
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2025-03-09
Control vs R increased from 11 to 12
Control vs L increased from 13 to 14
Hold increased from 18 to 19
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
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
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
2025 28 0 27 33.2 1-1 3 37 11 27.41% 8.15% 1.48% 80.11% 55.93% 0.310 2.139 2.317 60 2.874 -0.18 0.79
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
0 258 149.2 4-9 6 139 68 23.17% 11.33% 2.00% 79.30% 61.82% 0.269 2.526 3.621 90 3.712 -1.10 1.36

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
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
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
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 wRC+ WAR
CHA - MLB
2025 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
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 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 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 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 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 wRC+ 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 0.444 190 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 0.444 190 0.37

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
2025 P 26 33.2 1 6 0 1.000 1.871 1.031 -0.66
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 214 149.2 14 27 0 -0.00

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Oct. 29, 2025
Oct 29
@TB 2 - 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 - -0.00
Oct. 26, 2025
Oct 26
TB 6 - 4 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 - 0.15
Oct. 25, 2025
Oct 25
TB 2 - 6 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 - 0.01
Oct. 22, 2025
Oct 22
@TB 3 - 4 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 - 0.01
Oct. 21, 2025
Oct 21
@TB 2 - 6 0.1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 - 0.00
Sept. 25, 2025
Sep 25
@HOU 1 - 5 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 - -0.07
Sept. 24, 2025
Sep 24
@HOU 4 - 5 0.2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 12 - 0.11
Sept. 17, 2025
Sep 17
@KC 3 - 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 5 1 10 40 - 0.20
Sept. 14, 2025
Sep 14
SF 3 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 9 - 0.09
Sept. 11, 2025
Sep 11
CLE 5 - 10 1.1 1 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 8 37 - -0.00
Sept. 7, 2025
Sep 7
TB 4 - 5 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 - 0.01
Sept. 5, 2025
Sep 5
TB 0 - 5 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 - 0.01
Sept. 3, 2025
Sep 3
@MIN 8 - 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 - 0.01
Sept. 2, 2025
Sep 2
@MIN 7 - 4 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 - -0.02
Aug. 28, 2025
Aug 28
MIN 0 - 3 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 - 0.00
Aug. 28, 2025
Aug 28
MIN 4 - 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 - -0.00
Aug. 26, 2025
Aug 26
MIN 0 - 4 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 7 31 - 0.01
Aug. 20, 2025
Aug 20
@LAN 4 - 3 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 22 - 0.20
Aug. 19, 2025
Aug 19
@LAN 9 - 5 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 - 0.04
Aug. 13, 2025
Aug 13
HOU 2 - 4 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 4 17 - 0.06
Aug. 9, 2025
Aug 9
@BOS 4 - 9 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 - -0.01
July 31, 2025
Jul 31
CHN 4 - 3 3.2 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 4 14 59 - 0.17
July 22, 2025
Jul 22
LAN 4 - 6 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 - -0.03
July 12, 2025
Jul 12
@COL 3 - 5 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 8 30 - 0.02
June 15, 2025
Jun 15
@CLE 5 - 4 3.2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 6 13 55 - 0.49
June 11, 2025
Jun 11
@TB 3 - 8 2.0 4 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 2 10 30 - -0.01
June 3, 2025
Jun 3
BOS 2 - 4 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 6 21 - 0.03
May 30, 2025
May 30
DET 7 - 10 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 8 38 - 0.09
May 19, 2025
May 19
@LAA 3 - 2 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 14 - 0.09
May 9, 2025
May 9
@BAL 0 - 7 0.2 3 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6 18 - -0.18
April 20, 2025
Apr 20
@MIN 5 - 1 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 - 0.04
April 12, 2025
Apr 12
MIN 2 - 4 3.0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 10 34 - 0.08

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Aug. 20, 2025
Aug 20
@LAN 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 19, 2025
Aug 19
@LAN 9 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 12, 2025
Jul 12
@COL 3 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
None
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Hold Rank
2022 24 2
2023 19 9
2024 19 5