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EFREN NAVARRO RUMORS

Halo Headlines: Angels playoff hopes pinned to a slumping offense and thin rotation, Shoemaker and Navarro thriving

The August 12th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels playoff hopes pinned to a slumping offense and thin rotation, Shoemaker and Navarro thriving and much more… The Story: The Angels are making a playoff push with thin pitching and a slumping offense. The Monkey Says: What? Like that’s a problem? Oh, right it is. Good thing they built up...
Via Monkey with a Halo
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Efren Navarro: the Angels’ latest outfielder-cult hero

For reasons that I have never fully grasped, Angels fans have a unique way of glomming onto an unheralded reserve outfielder and turning him into something of a cult hero among the fan base. The newest entry into this long lineage is non-prospect-first-baseman-turned-reserve-outfielder-fan-favorite (sorry, internet, I think I just used up the entire supply of hyphens), Efren Navarro...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels rookie gets silent treatment after first MLB HR (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels rookie outfielder Efren Navarro received the silent treatment from his teammates after hitting his first major league home run during Saturday's game against Detroit.Navarro took Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander deep to right field for a solo shot to break open the scoring in the second inning. Navarro gave high fives to...
Via Holdout Sports
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Navarro’s first homer and Shoemaker’s gem lead the Angels to victory

Efren Navarro has arguably been the Angels’ best player in this series against the Tigers. So much, that it’s kind of expected that he’s going to do something productive in every at-bat. Tonight was no exception, as the Halos and Detroit faced off in the third game of the series.Matt Shoemaker and Justin Verlander were the starters.In the bottom of the second inning, Efren...
Via In The Neutral Zone
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' shutout win powered by castoff's-turned-fixtures

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Like every little league pitcher in Trenton, Mich., Shoemaker always dreamed of playing for the Detroit Tigers. But he went undrafted out of Eastern Michigan University and the dream looked to be far away. Efren Navarro's lifelong dream of playing baseball in the Major Leagues also seemed far off after getting drafted in the 50th round - a round that no longer...
Via Fox Sports West
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Navarro comes through again in win vs. Tigers

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- As the Los Angeles Angels continue to eclipse the Oakland A's, it's become clear that the Halos' ability to adjust as a club has been the key to staying in the thick of the AL West race. Friday night's game, a 2-1 win over the Tigers, showed exactly that. The Angels spoiled Drew Smyly's career outing with the help of the late-game lineup change...
Via Fox Sports West
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Navarro’s clutch hit gives the Angels MLB’s best comeback win #32

Looking to pick up a game on Oakland after they lost to Texas, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim squared off in the second game of a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers. Tyler Skaggs and Drew Smyly were the starters.In the top of the fourth inning, the Tigers took a 1-0 lead courtesy of a solo-homer to right-center field from Miguel Cabrera.Also in the top of the fourth...
Via In The Neutral Zone
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Efren Navarro proving versatility in season's third stint with Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Efren Navarro's big-league moment arrived last Friday night, in the 16th of a game that stretched past midnight. There weren't many fans remaining at Angel Stadium, but that didn't matter. Navarro drove a pitch into center field, Mike Trout scored from second base and the Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2. A walk-off hit isn't official until...
Via Fox Sports West
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Game #34 Effin’ Efren Navarro Angels lineup

Here's tonight's #Angels lineup vs. Toronto. pic.twitter.com/oKnHxVokyX — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) May 9, 2014
Via Monkey with a Halo
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels’ Efren Navarro – Stuck in Minor League Purgatory

If you look up and down the MLB.com Top 20 prospect list for the Los Angeles Angels organizations, or Keith Law’s top 10 organizational prospects for the Angels, you won’t find Efren Navarro‘s name on either list.  But after you look at his stat line, you may ask yourself why is he not on those list. Navarro was a 50th round (1,450th overall) selection by the Angels in the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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