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Villar has 3 hits, Aguilas advances in Serie de las Americas

MIAMI (AP) Jonathan Villar got three hits and drove in two runs as Aguilas Cibaenas defeated Tigres de Licey 4-2 Saturday night in the inaugural Serie de las Americas. The first-ever meeting of Dominican Winter League teams off Dominican soil was played at Marlins Park. Villar was traded from the Houston Astros to Milwaukee this week. The 24-year-old infielder/outfielder hit...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts On Villar Trade And If Brewers Deal Segura

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired shortstop Jonathan Villar from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league right-hander Cy Sneed. Villar, 24, had a solid season in a part-time role with the Astros, batting .284/.339/.414 in 128 plate appearances with 17 runs scored and seven stolen bases. He could give the Brew Crew a potential leadoff hitter with plus-plus speed if he...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros trade Jonathan Villar to Brewers for Cy Sneed

HOUSTON (AP) The Astros have traded infielder Jonathan Villar to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league pitcher Cy Sneed. Villar hit. 284 with seven doubles, two homers and 11 RBIs in 53 games for the Astros last season. The 24-year-old appeared in 198 games for Houston in the last three seasons. Sneed had a 2.58 ERA in 23 starts and three relief appearances for two Class A teams...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers acquire infielder Villar from Astros in trade

One day after dealing closer Francisco Rodriguez, new Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns has made another deal -- and this time for a player he is very familiar with. The Brewers acquired infielder Jonathan Villar from the Houston Astros, where Stearns worked before becoming Milwaukee's GM, for right-handed pitcher Cy Sneed. The Brewers added Villar to their 40-man roster...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Houston Astros edition

Unlike Didi Gregorious, shortstop Jonathan Villar can handle facing lefties. The New York Yankees currently have a three game lead over the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the AL East. How the Yankees have managed to achieve a 47-40 record with Didi Gregorious as their best middle infielder is quite impressive. Before the July 31st MLB trade deadline, it is imperative that...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros turn around-the-horn triple play

By TOC Locker Now this is one way to get out of a first and second, no-out jam – a 5-4-3 triple play! That's what the Houston Astros pulled off against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Ian Kinsler smacked the ball over to Jonathan Villar at third, who stepped on the bag for out number one, fired it to Jose Altuve at second for out number two, and Altuve gunned it over to Chris...
Via The Outside Corner
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Jonathan Villar, Jesse Crain

Houston Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar remains listed as day-to-day as he sat out Friday night for the third straight game because of a bruised right elbow. He did pinch run Thursday, but he was unable to complete all drills prior to Friday's game. Manager Bo Porter hopes to have Villar back at shortstop on Saturday. Marwin Gonzalez has played shortstop in Villar's place. #495592931...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Jonathan Villar out of lineup with sore arm

Houston Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar was held out of Wednesday night's loss to the Los Angeles Angels after he was hit by a pitch near his right elbow on Tuesday. Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that Villar had his right arm taped up before the game, but manager Bo Porter was not too concerned:“Obviously he’s going to be a little sore,” manager Bo Porter...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Jonathan Villar exits w/ hand contusion

According to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle, Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar left the game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a right hand contusion. Ortiz says he jammed his the area near his thumb when he single to left field in the fourth inning.Scott Halleran/Getty ImagesThe Astros ended up taking the game against the White Sox in Houston as they now sit 16...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Deep League Thoughts – Jonathan Villar

[Pssst! Keep it down but this isn't even an editor's note. I'm interrupting myself. Or at least one of myselves. Wanna play Fantasy Baseball with all these goons you see in the comments? Well Go be a Commissioner. We can't promise your safety but we can promise you'll have fun. We all know dangerous = fun. That's why all the bad boys get the hot chicks. So go commish, you...
Via Razzball
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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