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Meet Eliezer Alfonzo and Jonathan Sanchez

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For one guy, it's been an up and down season. After losing a family member, he requested a demotion to work with a former manager to get back on track. For another, it's been a season of changes, skipping a level in the minors and dominating, only to find his role changed midseason. Now they're both in the major leagues! Meet Eliezer Alfonzo and Jonathan Sanchez!

ELIEZER ALFONZO BACKGROUND: Alfonzo, 27, has had a long, tough journey to the majors.  Alfonzo bounced around the minors for over 10 seasons, including jumping to the independent leagues, before finding a home. Alfonzo was signed as a 17 year old out of Venezuela by the St. Louis Cardinals.  He performed well, slowly working up the ranks and opening eyes in New Jersey of the New York... Recommended Stories

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