Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez thinks celebrity chef Aaron Sanchez should follow him on social media
It didn't take long for Aaron Sanchez to make an impression on the baseball world. After debuting out of the bullpen as a 22-year-old in 2014, Sanchez had a stellar rookie campaign in 2015 and looked ready to become one of the best pitchers in baseball. In 2016, he continued his ascent, as he led the American League in ERA and finished seventh in the AL Cy Young Award voting.
An array of injuries have limited Sanchez's effectiveness over the last two seasons, but the 26-year-old right-hander still shows flashes of brilliance, most recently in his performance at Fenway Park earlier this month:
However, with all the success he's had as a big leaguer, the pitcher still finds himself competing for space atop the internet search engine results with another celebrity of the same name: chef and restauranteur Aarón Sánchez, who appears frequently on the Food Network's "Chopped." More frustratingly for the pitcher, the chef Sánchez doesn't even follow him on any social media.
Check out the video at the top of the page to hear the pitcher explain why the two need to join forces and share his other celebrity encounters (including Snoop Dogg).
Sanchez also talked about growing up in the small California town of Barstow,and what he did growing up compared to what he does for fun now as a big leaguer:
He also shared his favorite road parks to pitch in (including why pitching in Seattle is like pitching in a home game), what makes Boston different from all other parks and what he loves about playing in Canada: