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Transfer rule shows instant replay isn’t quite so simple

Making certain plays more complicated or telling fans that what they think is an out — and has always been an out for as long as we’ve watched the game — probably isn’t what MLB had in mind when implementing a wider version of instant replay this year. Yet two weeks into the 2014 season, the “transfer rule” is becoming increasingly problematic for players and managers...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers manager still hot about transfer rule after ejection

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington knew he would be ejected for arguing a call overturned by replay review, but he had a point to make. His point: the new interpretation of the transfer rule has to be changed. "I understand what the rule is," Washington said. "But we've got to do something about it." Washington came out of the dugout Monday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

On J.P. Arencibia

While considering J.P. Arencibia for my Hacking Mass team on Baseball Prospectus, I wondered how he managed to get 497 plate appearances with a .227 on-base percentage. After a quick spin of the Baseball-Reference Play Index, we find that only one person in baseball history had a season with more plate appearances and a lower on-base percentage than J.P. Arencibia in 2013.That was...
Via BAseball Reality Tour
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Catcher JP Arencibia with Killer Tim Kurkjian Impression on ESPN

We’re big Timmy Kurkjian fans here at The Legend. Great baseball insight. Passionate guy. And, perhaps most importantly, not a guy who takes himself too seriously. There’s a lot to be said for humility and the ability to laugh at oneself…particularly when someone’s riffing off your schtick. As a side note, this was one of our favorite Kurkjian explosions of all time. So...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

J.P. Arencibia's Tim Kurkjian impression is back

One of the most underrated parts of MLB Spring Training is the never-ending barrage of players doing impressions of ESPN MLB reporter Tim Kurkjian. When Baseball Tonight was at Rangers camp on Wednesday, Texas catcher J.P. Arencibia brought a spring tradition with him from the Blue Jays to the Rangers - his Tim Kurkjian impression. The impression gained popularity in 2012 and blew...
Via Awful Announcing
February 27, 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
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