“I have great news! Eric and I are expecting our first baby!” Sanchez, 38, announced via her Facebook page Friday.
“We feel so blessed and excited. Thank you for all your well wishes and prayers. They mean the world to us.”
Sanchez, who starred the TV drama (Without A Trace) and in the films (Rush Hour 2 and The Game Plan) married Eric Winter, 35, who played Craig O’Laughlin on The Mentalist – in November 2008 in Puerto Rico.
“I can’t wait to see Eric with a baby,” she told In Style Weddings. “I just know he’s going to be the best father ever.”