Venezuelan baseball player Anibal Sanchez currently plays pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. In the year 2012, Sanchez received a salary of $8 million. . Since 2012, Sanchez has been playing for the Detroit Lions after the franchise signed him to a five-year, $80 million deal. The contract stipulates that he would receive a total salary of $75 million over five years, and also has an option worth $16 million for a sixth year.