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The Schaumburg Boomers signed former Cleveland indians farmhand Karexon Sanchez on June 6, 2012.
Sanchez, an experienced infielder with Double-A time, joined the Boomers as a free agent on June 6. The switch-hitting Venezuelan has played second, third, and short in six seasons as a professional. Sanchez began his professional career at the tender age of 18 in the Dominican Summer League after signing with the Indians.
Sanchez has played over 600 games as a professional and was a teammate of Schaumburg catcher Mike Valadez from 2007-09 in the Indians organization. Sanchez played 108 games at Double-A Akron in 2011, hitting nine homers. With the exception of 2011, the infielder has hit 10 or more homers in every season since 2008 and owns over 50 career homers to go with 96 stolen bases including a career best 25 in 2009 with the Lake County Captains in the Class-A South Atlantic League.