Deep League Thoughts – Jonathan Villar

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Via Razzball
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Villar gives us another classic

You gotta admit, Jonathan Villar and his Houston Astros may not be very good, but they sure are fun. Villar, a .249-hitting rookie shortstop already gave us perhaps the highlight of the year with his butt-slide earlier this month against the Reds. And on Tuesday, he gave us another beauty. But what do we call perhaps the worst bunt attempt in baseball history? You can also see the...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros’ Jonathan Villar Hurls Bat Toward Ball in Second Failed Bunt Attempt of Season (GIF)

Jonathan Villar already provided us with the most Astros-esque moment of the 2013 season when he barreled face-first into Brandon Phillips‘ backside last week. The shortstop’s latest gaffe wasn’t quite as embarrassing, but it still left the one or two Houston fans watching Tuesday night’s game scratching their heads. During an at-bat against Texas’ Yu Darvish in the fifth...
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Villar drops bat at home plate on bunt attempt (Video)

Houston Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar made a strange attempt at a bunt by simply dropping the bat at home plate during Tuesday night's game in Arlington. Your browser does not support iframes. It happened in the fifth inning as Villar squared up to bunt on the first pitch of his at-bat. It seemed that Villar was hoping the bat would make contact with the ball and deaden...
Via Holdout Sports
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Villar decided to slide head first and it nearly rectum

Year after year we see dopes go in head first at 1st base...but how often do we see guys, here Jonathan Villar, go in head first on 5th base? **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
Via Bob's Blitz
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Villar Slides Into Brandon Phillips’ Butt at Second Base for Baseball Version of ‘Buttfumble’ (GIF)

As has been customary this season, the Astros are bringing up the rear. In the first inning af the Astros’ game against the Cincinnati Reds, Houston shortstop Jonathan Villar had quite possibly the most Asstros play of the season when he made an attempt to slide head first into second base. Unfortunately for Villar, the base was being guarded pretty well by second baseman Brandon...
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Villar's slide ends in a terrible way

In the bottom of the first inning of Tuesday night's Reds-Astros game, Jonathan Villar singled to lead off the frame. He tried to stretch it into a double. And...*this* happened, via Baseball Nation. Yup. His face slammed into Brandon Phillips' butt as Phillips tagged him out. If you want a slow motion replay, check out this slow motion replay from Cork Gaines. It...
Via The Outside Corner
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Speed To Burn: Jonathan Villar Steals Home With Ease

Houston Astros rookie Jonathan Villar swiped home with ease off Baltimore Orioles lefty Wei-Yin Chen. The speedster danced down the line as an unsuspecting Chen readied for the pitch. The play at the plate was not even remotely close as the rookie slid home. The post Speed To Burn: Jonathan Villar Steals Home With Ease appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros SS steals home against O's

Video: Villar channels his inner Jackie Robinson
Via Beer Mug Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Astros rookie Jonathan Villar steals home easily on Orioles

While the Houston Astros are saddled with the worst record in major league baseball (5 games worse than next closest team), there are reasons to believe they are turning the corner.  Not the least of which was the recent call up of 22-year-old  IF Jonathan Villar, one of the prospects resulting from the multi-year sell-off of veterans (in this case Roy Oswalt). Villar flashed some...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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