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Arencibia homers, Rangers beat Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - J.P. Arencibia hit a three-run homer against his former team, Yu Darvish matched his season high with 12 strikeouts and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Friday night. Adrian Beltre added a solo homer as the Rangers snapped their season-high, eight-game losing streak and won for just the second time in 13 road games. Promoted from Triple-A Round Rock...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Designate Northeastern Alum Carlos Peña For Assignment

Texas Rangers first baseman Carlos Peña was designated for assignment Thursday after only 18 games with the team. Peña struggled in those games, going 8-for-59 (.136) with 11 strikeouts. With the move the Rangers recalled J.P. Arencibia from Triple-A, adding a fourth catcher to their 25-man roster. Though Peña lived in the Dominican Republic until he was 12 years old, he has...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers demote J.P. Arencibia to Triple-A

Earlier this week Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia spoke out about what he believed was unfair treatment by the Toronto media back when he was with the Blue Jays, suggesting that “the media made me out to be a monster” and that played a part in his being let go. He might have to come up with a similar theory for the Texas media now, because today the Rangers demoted Arencibia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia still bitter about treatment in Toronto

Former Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia said Saturday that unfavourable media coverage in Toronto contributed to the organization’s decision to release him at the end of last season. “I learned the media controls a lot of things and the only question that you guys were writing in the off-season was what they were going to do behind the plate, when obviously the pitching was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

J.P. Arencibia nearly tumbles into camera well chasing foul ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia nearly tumbled into a camera well while trying to catch a foul popup during Monday night's game against Seattle.It happened in the top of the sixth with one out and two men on as Mariners batter Dustin Ackley popped up a 3-1 pitch into foul territory. Arencibia appeared to make the catch, but the ball...
Via Holdout Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: JP Arencibia does segment as Tim Kurkjian

YouTube J.P. Arencibia turned the baseball world on end last spring training with an on-point impersonation of ESPN’s Tim Kurkijian.  The then-Blue Jays catcher doing a fine line spoof is now a Rangers catcher doing a whole segment on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. The impression is really good.  And it’s better that Kurkjian is watching and laughing like a little school girl.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Could a former Blue Jay be flying to Boston?

A potentially huge bat could be entering the free agent market, and it could DEFINITELY Impact Boston. According to multiple sources JP Arencibia could become another option at the catcher position. The Blue Jays opted not to offer their used to be prized 27-year-old catcher a contract before Monday’s deadline for arbitration eligible players, making him a free agent. Even...
Via Fenway Refugees
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Catcher J.P. Arencibia Engaged To Country Music Singer Kimberly Perry (5 Pics)

Despite the high aspirations of the Toronto Blue Jays they find themselves out of the playoffs. That means plenty of time to vacation, play golf or for catcher J.P. Arencibia a chance to make a marriage proposal. Arencibia got engaged to the lovely Kimberly Perry, the lead singer of popular country trio The Band Perry. Arencibia instantly feel in love with Perry when he saw her...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Arencibia engaged to Kimberly Perry

J.P. Arencibia is tying the knot with country singer Kimberly Perry after the Blue Jays catcher proposed to The Band Perry lead singer on Monday at Perry's parents' house in Greeneville, Tenn., and the two plan to be married next summer. Arencibia, who played his college ball at the University of Tennessee and lives in Nashville during the offseason, first met Perry backstage...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays’ J.P. Arencibia: Regression To The Mean

The conclusion of the major league baseball season is all but a week away and another disappointing season north of the border. Rewind back 5 months earlier when the Toronto Blue Jays were the prognosticators overwhelming favorite in the American League East. The Jays were tabbed the World Series front-runner and the best betting experience money could buy in early April. Well back...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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