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JONATHAN VILLAR RUMORS

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...
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Astro lose Villar in win over White Sox due to injured hand

Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar left the game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a right hand contusion. He jammed the area near his thumb on his single to left field in the fourth inning. “I just hurt it a bit on the swing,” Villar said. “I could have played more, but (Bo Porter) took me out so I could rest it. I’m fine, though. I’ll be ready to play tomorrow....
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 19, 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...
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

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 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...
Via NESN.com
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
THIEVERY

Astros SS steals home against O's

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