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JOSE LOBATON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nationals rookies dressed as ballerinas to board a charter to Atlanta

The life of being a rookie in sports could lead to some embarrassing moments. That was the case for the Washington Nationals rookies, who were put up to dress like ballerinas, as they boarded the charter headed to Atlanta. Veteran catcher Jose Lobaton was nice enough to provide a photo via his Instagram account. September allows teams to expand their roster with call ups from the...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  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...
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

Lobaton's walk-off homer really stings

Jose Lobaton's home run on Monday night created quite a splash. The backup catcher's homer in the bottom of the ninth to give Tampa Bay a dramatic 5-4 win over Boston in walk-off fashion had a little extra sting to it. The home run ball landed in the Rays outfield touch tank, which holds 20 Cownose Rays. Your browser does not support iframes. This is reportedly only...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays get a walk-off victory; force Game 4

Monday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox was not won with ease, but after a 5-4 victory, the Tampa Bay Rays have forced a Game 4.  The Rays did not play perfect baseball last night, but they got the breaks that they needed, especially when they needed it most.  Jose Lobaton hit a ninth inning walk-off homerun to keep the Rays season alive, and hopefully give them the momentum...
Via isportsweb.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jose Lobaton hits walk-off home run into Rays Tank (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Jose Lobaton on Monday hit a walk-off solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 4-3 win in Game 3 of their ALDS against the Boston Red Sox. The home run cleared the fence in center and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Jose Lobaton hits walk off home run into ray tank

For the Tampa Bay Rays, NLDS Game 3 started with a dramatic game-tying 3-run home run by 3-time All-Star 3B Evan Longoria, and ended with a dramatic walk-off home run by relatively obscure backup catcher Jose Lobaton to get the Rays first win in the series and stave off elimination.  Lobaton was inserted as part of a double switch in the pitchers spot, because the Tampa Bay Rays...
Via Reading Between The Seams
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jose Lobaton latest Ray to provide 'magical' moment

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There are moments in a special season, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon understands, that defy logic and predictability. As they become more frequent, these sequences build upon one another, like bricks in a tall structure. They become part of a team's identity. They become less of a surprise. Jose Lobaton's game-ending 375-foot solo home run to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

For Lobaton, home plate is where the heart is

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton makes a living at home plate. And now hes made his marriage vows there, too. Thats where the 27-year-old from Venezuela wed his fiance, Nina Dominguez, in an impromptu ceremony Monday morning beneath a large white canopy otherwise known as the roof of Tropicana Field. First baseman Carlos Pena and his wife, Pamela, stood...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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