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Better Late Than Never

Humberto Sanchez has moved up to Tampa

Back before the season began there were some believing Humberto Sanchez could make his way back from Tommy John surgery in time to help make an impact at the big league level by season's end until a couple of setbacks derailed those estimations. Now back pitching on a mound, Sanchez is hoping to prove in the final week of the minor league season that it's better late than never.

"It's been bad," Sanchez said of the hiccups in his road back. "The last [setback] it started out as a little soreness and it never went away. It knew it was something that wasn't going to get any better and had a chance of getting worse so we took it easy. "I took an extra five days off and that helped me a lot. The last four outings have been very, very good, and I think that should put... Recommended Stories

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