Rays claim right-hander Angel Sanchez off waivers from Marlins

The Tampa Bay Rays claimed right-hander Angel Sanchez off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Friday.

Sanchez, 24, was added to the 40-man roster and assigned to Double-A Montgomery. In 12 starts with Double-A Jacksonville this season, he went 0-8 with a 6.88 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 52 1/3 innings.

A native of Tenares, Dominican Republic, he has never advanced past Double-A. He began his professional career with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Single-A Great Lakes in 2011.

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