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JONATHAN VILLAR RUMORS

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...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Turn First Triple Play In 11 Years, Beat Tigers 3-2 (Video)

Well you don’t see this every day. The Detroit Tigers appeared to have the Houston Astros on the ropes: runners on first and second, Ian Kinsler at the plate, and vaunted slugger Miguel Cabrera on deck. Fortunately for Astros third baseman Jonathan Villar, he was ready for the perfect ground ball. “I was calling it like, ‘Please give me a ground ball here, and I’ll go to...
Via NESN.com
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros turn around-the-horn triple play

Now *this* is one way to get out of a first and second, none out jam – a 5-4-3 triple play! Check out what the Houston Astros pulled off on Saturday. 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, who gunned it over to Chris Carter at first for out number three...
Via The Outside Corner
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros' Springer and Villar show off dugout dance routine (VIDEO)

George Springer and Jonathan Villar showed off their moves with a choreographed dance in the dugout Thursday night.This pair's impressive hip and shoulder shakes might make them the best dugout dancers in baseball.Could this be Houston's version of Dancing With The Lone Stars?Your browser does not support iframes.
Via The Other Paper
June 20, 2014  |  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

Streaking Astros make it seven wins in a row

MLB.com VIdeo The Houston Astros defeated the Baltimore Orioles at home on Friday night with a final score of 2-1. The win extends their streak to seven straight games, the longest win streak for Houston since July 2010. Astros starting pitcher Brett Obelholtzer earned his second win of the season. He threw seven strong innings and allowed just four hits for one run. It was...
Via Sports-Glory
May 31, 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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