Grösse: 185 cm
Gewicht: 77 kg
Geb.: 29.05.1980 in San Diego, CA, USA
2021 NLA Batting
2021 NLA Pitching
The 16 hits given up by Sanders against the Zurich Barracudas were the most by a Challenger pitcher since Chris Palatinus gave up 18 hits against the Therwil Flyers on September 25, 2010.
Sanders grounded out in the second inning against the Lucerne Eagles in his 800th plate appearance in the NLA with the Challengers.
Sanders' double in the fifth inning against the Lucerne Eagles was his 40th in the NLA with the Challengers.
Sanders is now tied with Thomas Burger and Jose Valdez for 3rd place on the Challengers all-time list for saves with 6.
Sanders scored his 150th run with the Challengers when he crossed the plate in the seventh inning against the Lucerne Eagles.
The Challenger pitching staff set a new single-season record with six blown saves with Sanders setting a new single-season record with three.
Sanders' strike out of Chris Horne in the seventh inning was his 200th with the Challengers.
Sanders' single in the first inning against the Therwil Flyers was his 200th with the Challengers.
Sanders set a new career-high by striking out nine batters.
Sanders has now allowed 100 runs in the NLA with the Challengers.
Sanders' RBI in the eighth inning against the Bern Cardinals was his 100th in the NLA with the Challengers.
Sanders grounded out in the seventh inning against the Therwil Flyers in what was his 600th plate appearance with the Challengers.
With the win against the Lucerne Eagles, Sanders passed Andrea Girasole for 9th place on the all-time list for wins with 16.
Sanders grounded into a fielders' choice in the 4th inning against the Lucerne Eagles in what was his 500th at-bat with the Challengers. It was his 150th game with the Challengers.
Sanders set new career-highs for RBIs with 31 and walks with 16. ...Patrick Maier set career-highs in all major offensive categories, but also set a new franchise single-season record with 33 strikeouts.
Sanders struck out Nik Diener of the Zurich Barracudas for the second out in the ninth inning to complete 200 innings pitched with the Challengers.
Sanders singled in the 4th inning against the Bern Cardinals for his 150th hit with the Challengers.
Sanders received his 50th free pass in the NLA with the Challengers as he received a walk by Andrea Girasole in the 7th inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Sanders struck out looking in the 7th inning against the Zurich Barracudas in his 500th plate appearance with the Challengers.
Sanders reached on an infield error in the third inning against the Wil Devils in his 400th NLA at-bat with the Challengers.
Sanders scored his 100th run for the Challengers as he scored on Sedin's homer in the first inning against the Sissach Frogs.
Sanders earned his fourth career Best Pitcher award at the Challengers General Assembly, as he went 1-3 with 1 save and a 3.40 ERA, a 1.16 WHIP and 27 strikeouts in 42.1 innings pitched.
Sanders set a new career-high with 17 stolen bases.
Sanders stole his 50th base since joining the Challengers.
Sanders collected his 50th RBI with the Challengers in the NLA with a two-run double in the fifth against the Wil Devils.
Sanders got his 100th hit with the Challengers in the NLA with a single in the eighth inning against the Bern Cardinals.
Sanders pitched the final three innings against the Lucerne Eagles for his first career save with the Challengers, and also went 3-for-4 at the plate, scoring two of the three Challengers runs. His single in the seventh inning was his 100th total base with the Challengers.
Sanders came out of retirement and pitched two shutout innings against the Wil Devils in which he gave up only one hit and also struck out four batters, earning him the win - his first since September 11, 2010."
Sanders went a perfect 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched, earning him the Best Pitcher award for the second year in a row.
Sanders, who missed the entire Playoffs, broke his own ERA single season record with a 1.41 mark in 32 innings pitched. He also set career bests with three complete games and a WHIP of 1.03.
June 26's game against the Bern Cardinals was Sanders' second shutout of the season, and he has yet to allow a run in 23 innings pitched. He has also struck out 18 and walked just two batters over the course of this season.
Sanders pitched five shutout innings against the Lausanne Indians for his second win of the season. He's yet to allow a run in 12 innings pitched this season.
Sanders has allowed one single unearned run in his last 14 innings pitched against his former team.
Sanders went 5-1 with a 2.29 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 55 innings pitched, earning him the Best Pitcher award in 2009.
Sanders set a new Challengers record by posting a 2.29 ERA on the season.
Sanders' 11 innings pitched against the Therwil Flyers are unmatched in Challengers history. Several pitchers shared the record of nine innings until today.
Sanders' Game Score of 66 against the Therwil Flyers was the second-best pitching performance this year by a member of the Challengers' staff.
Sanders added three hits against the Embrach Rainbows, pushing his team-leading batting average to .479.
Sanders allowed only one unearned run against the Zurich Barracudas on six hits, while also striking out five. He lowered his ERA to 1.93 in the process.
Seven of the nine Challenger starters had at leat two hits against the Embrach Rainbows, with player coach James Sanders leading the pack with a 4-for-5 performance, also scoring three runs.
Sanders had the only extra-base hit for the Challengers as he doubled against the Lausanne Indians in the very first inning.
Sanders was the only Challenger with more than one hit, going a perfect 3-for-3 against the Therwil Flyers.