ERICK AYBAR RUMORS & GOSSIP
Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar exited last night's contest against the Seattle Mariners early due to soreness in his right knee, according to William Boor of MLB.com.
Following the game, manager Mike Scioscia told reporters that he doesn't expect the injury to be significant, as he believes Aybar will be available tonight.
"His knee got a little tight...
The Los Angeles Angels have had rotten luck when it's come to injuries this season, and the trend continued last night as shortstop Erick Aybar and reliever Scott Downs were each forced to exit the Halos' contest against the Houston Astros.
Aybar exited after experiencing tightness in his right hamstring, while Downs injured his foot while fielding a sacrifice bunt...
Short Stop Erick Aybar was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday by the Lost Angeles Angels. This is great timing considering the loss of Peter Bourjos Monday. That is if you want to look at the bright side of things.
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Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar is eligible to return from the disabled list today, but he's not ready, according to Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register. Fletcher adds that Aybar could be activated from the DL early next week after participating in a few extended spring training contests.
#Angels SS Erick Aybar will not be ready when he's eligible to...
Erick Aybar showed some hustle while beating out an infield single last night. Unfortunately the cost of doing so was a bruised foot. Aybar had to leave the game after the play last night against the Oakland Athletics. Angels trainers came out and examined him, then Aybar headed to the bench.
According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Aybar has been diagnosed...
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has left Los Angeles' game against Oakland in the third inning with a bruised left heel.
Aybar, a Gold Glove winner in 2011, got hurt while stretching to reach first base on an infield single Tuesday night in the team's home opener.
Aybar jammed his left foot into the base while running out his leadoff single. He briefly stayed in the game before...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2013
The World Baseball Classic wasn't something I was planning on covering too much seeing how it is kind of lame and features almost no Angels. Well, Erick Aybar has forced my hand because in the course of two pitches, he made himself very relevant.
First and foremost, Aybar got to be at the plate when umpire Angel Hernandez, who is just awful, made the worst strike call in...
Your browser does not support iframes. Umpire Angel Hernandez truly embarrassed himself Thursday with one of the worst strike calls we have seen. Hernandez’s laughable call came during the top of the ninth inning of a Pool 2 game between Team USA and the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic. Pinch hitter Erick Aybar was up with Nelson Cruz on third, one out, and the...
Erick Aybar apparently doesn’t understand the famous Albert Pujols Intensity yet.
If he did, he clearly would not have participated in such tomfoolery as smacking Pujols in his elbow/foreman rather than his hand during the postgame High 5 line.
In response, an angry Pujols retaliated.
Hat tip: RedditSo, just for the record, in an Angels uniform Pujols has now...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The agreement between the Angels and shortstop Erick Aybar on a contract extension can only be viewed in positive terms, both for the club and the player. By signing Aybar for four years and 35 million after earlier locking up second baseman Howie Kendrick long term, the team has now secured its middle infielders through the 2016 season.
But shelling out big contracts...