What was yourwelcome-to-the- big-leagues moment?
In Boston with the Red Sox in 2003, I came within one assist of tying a majorleague record for third basemen . The whole crowd chanted my name. I didn'tget a hit, but I had 35,000 Fenway fans going nuts.
Your mostembarrassing moment?
This year against the Nationals, I ran to first on ball three when I thought itwas ball four. I get down there and everyone's looking at me. The umpire'slike, um, you gotta go back.
Hanging out with my wife, Alissa, and baby, Evan. And watching TV. Judge Judyis awesome--she's very entertaining, and she puts people in their place.
If I weren'tplaying baseball, I'd be
... finishing school. I'm a few courses short of a communications degree atOklahoma City.
October 8, 2006
If I werecommissioner for a day, I would
... raise the pay for minor league players.
After going 2 for4 in his final game of the season, Sanchez, 28, finished with a .344average.
Sanchez, 28, willgo home to Chandler, Ariz., and, he says, "lie on the couch and work on myfantasy football team."