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JOSE LOBATON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Washington Nationals: Bench players with potential for 2015

Kevin Frandsen Since the Washington Nationals haven’t picked up any big names yet during this offseason, it looks as though they will need to rely on their bench somewhat more. There is need for these guys to be able to produce runs when they are called up and could be more productive if given more playing time. Although the Nationals could use some improvement on their bench...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton caught a foul tip -- in his mask

Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton had a foul tip embed in his mask. Never, ever seen this before.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Foul tip gets stuck in Jose Lobaton's mask

Your browser does not support iframes.Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton was in the middle of an unusual situation during Tuesday's game in Milwaukee when a baseball got stuck in his mask on a foul tip.It happened in the second inning as Brewers batter Carlos Gomez tipped a 2-2 pitch straight back into Lobaton's mask - and the ball never landed on the ground. Lobaton had...
Via Holdout Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nats catcher Jose Lobaton catch ball with his mask

The catcher position has to be the most physically demanding position in baseball. The Washington Nationals would agree with that statement due to the numerous injuries at that position over the last few seasons. During the second inning, Carlos Gomez fouled off a pitch by Jordan Zimmermann and instead of going to the backstop, it ended up in Jose Lobaton’s mask. Watch the play...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays deal C Jose Lobaton, others to Nationals for P Nate Karns

A minor trade was announced on Thursday: the Tampa Bay Rays dealt catcher Jose Lobaton to the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-handed pitching prospect Nate Karns.Keith Allison on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsMLB Trade Rumors added that Washington will also receive minor leaguers Felipe Rivero and Drew Vettleson as part of the deal.Lobaton, 29, played in 100 games for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Deal Jose Lobaton to Nationals for Nate Karns

The Tampa Bay Rays and Washington Nationals have agreed to a trade that will send catcher Jose Lobaton to the Nats for right-hander Nate Karns. Two other players will head to Washington in the deal, tweets Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, most likely minor leaguers. Lobaton is a fan favorite. Last year Lobaton, a switch-hitting catcher, hit .249/.320/.394 line with 15 doubles...
Via Baseball News Source
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple teams interested in Jose Lobaton

Trade talks involving Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton are heating up according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Lobaton, 29, appeared in 100 games for the Rays last season hitting .249/.320/.394 with seven home runs and 32 RBI. Heard talks w/#Rays on Lobaton picking up. Teams w/interest or need include #Dbacks, #Indians, #Rockies, #WhiteSox, #Mets, #Nats. — Marc Topkin...
Via Tireball.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Lobaton Trade Talks in Progress

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that several teams are interested in Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton. Several teams including the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Mets, and Washington Nationals are in need of a backstop. Earlier this offseason, the Rays re-signed Jose Molina, and traded for Ryan Hanigan, making...
Via Baseball News Source
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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