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JOSE LOBATON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Scherzer gave pricey gifts to catchers on no-hitter, one-hitter

By Jason Rowan Max Scherzer has enjoyed a pretty successful season in his first year with the Washington Nationals, a campaign highlighted by incredible back-to-back starts in June that saw the ace pitch a one-hitter and then a no-hitter. Scherzer went out of his way recently to express gratitude to the guys who sat behind the plate and played a significant part in his consecutive...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson hand-delivers autographed baseball to fan hit by bat (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson autographed a baseball and hand-delivered it to a fan who was hit by a flying bat during the second inning of Sunday's spring training game in Tampa against Washington.In the second inning, Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton lost the grip on his bat while fouling off a 2-1 pitch and...
Via Holdout Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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
December 22, 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

Jose Lobaton celebrates trade to Washington with two tubs of gelato

Guess this means he's pleased with the trade? And so, on the same day Nats pitchers and catchers reported for Spring Training in Viera, Florida, while the D.C. region got pummeled by a snowstorm, Mike Rizzo pulled off a trade for a backup catcher. The Nationals traded pitching prospect Nate Karns to the Rays for backup catcher Jose Lobaton and prospects Felipe Rivero (LHP) and...
Via Nationals Enquirer
February 13, 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

Nationals trade RHP Karns to Rays for C Lobaton

The Washington Nationals filled the last clear-cut need on their roster on the opening day of spring training, acquiring catcher Jose Lobaton and two prospects from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday for pitcher Nathan Karns. Lobaton gives the Nationals insurance behind fellow Venezuelan Wilson Ramos, who has never played in more than 108 games in a season because of various injuries...
Via Associated Press
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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