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DIONER NAVARRO RUMORS

Dioner Navarro Wants Out Of Toronto

According to Jon Heyman of CBS, Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro wants out as Toronto has opted to sign free-agent catcher Russell Martin to take over the primary catching duties on the Blue Jays’ roster. While Martin is clearly an upgrade, Navarro produced solid results in his first year as full-time catcher since 2009. He started 102 games behind the plate, hitting .274/.317...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Dioner Navarro wants out of Blue Jays organization

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Dioner Navarro feels that the recent signing of Russell Martin to a 5-year/$82M contract will diminish his role with the Blue Jays. The 30-year old Navarro hit .274, 12 RBI, with 69 RBI in 2014. Heyman also states that the Jays would give Navarro time between DH as well as catcher. The switch hitter had drawn interest from three teams, the identities...
Via Baseball Essential
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Dioner Navarro sits after foul tip to mask

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro took a seat on Wednesday after struggling with the aftereffects of a foul tip that struck his mask during Tuesday's game. Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports that Navarro's absence was precautionary, with the catcher himself saying he was feeling fine and had just got 'fuzzy' after the latest in a series of foul tips:"I'm feeling good," Navarro...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro Tries For Inside-The-Park Homer, Fails Miserably (Video)

The Toronto Blue Jays are no stranger to the home run ball, as they lead the the majors with 104 round trippers. Jays catcher Dioner Navarro, though, had some trouble when he tried to circle the bases Thursday. Already up by five runs over the Chicago White Sox, Navarro looked to extend the lead in the fifth inning. The catcher hit a seemingly routine fly ball to left field, but...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro tries to turn double into inside-the-park homer, fails (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Catchers, by nature, typically are not the fleetest of foot, which is probably why they should never attempt something on the basepaths that relies on speed. Such was the case on Thursday, when Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro attempted to leg out an inside-the-park home run after a […] The post Dioner Navarro tries to turn double...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: The chillest MLB fan of all-time

This is awesome. During Tuesday night’s Blue Jays-Red Sox game, Dioner Navarro hit a ground rule double to left field at Fenway Park. This Red Sox fan caught the ball without even getting up and barey moving his hands, and immediately (and rather smoothly, I might add) handed the ball to his female companion. Man…that’s one way to get brownie points.
Via The Outside Corner
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro Solidifies the Toronto Blue Jays Catching

Dioner Navarro joined the Toronto Blue Jays this season with the intention of winning games. Navarro quickly understood the devastating season the Jays had in 2013 and stated in an interview that his sole purpose was to win and so far, he’s proven just that. The Jays are currently in a 3-way tie for first place in the AL East and I can’t help but wonder how Navarro has contributed...
Via Baseball Essential
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro gets first steal in five years, fans give him standing ovation (VIDEO)

Dioner Navarro doesn't steal bases often, so when he does, it's something to celebrate. Navarro pulled off the rare theft Wednesday night against the Astros and — considering it was the catcher's first steal since '09 and only his 13th in 11 Major League seasons —  Blue Jays players and fans rewarded the effort with a wild round of applause and a standing ovation:Believe it...
Via The Other Paper
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

C Navarro and Blue Jays agree to 2-year deal

Catcher Dioner Navarro and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract. The team announced the free-agent deal Monday. Navarro will make $3 million next season and $5 million in 2015. The contract's completion is contingent on Navarro passing a physical. Navarro batted .300 with a career-high 13 home runs and 34 RBIs in 89 games for the Chicago Cubs last...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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