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Orioles sign catcher J.P. Arencibia to minor league deal

The Baltimore Orioles added some depth at catcher on Thursday signing J.P. Arencibia to a minor league deal. Arencibia, 29, would serve as a backup to Matt Wieters if he makes the Orioles roster. There is just as good of a chance that he gets released during spring training. Two years ago Arencibia hit 21 home runs as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, four years ago he hit 23....
Via Tireball.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros mascot pranks JP Arencibia with photoshop

Houston Astros mascot Orbit got revenge on Texas Rangers infielder J.P. Arencibia by photoshopping his face on the body of a Houston Texans cheerleader and displaying it on the scoreboard prior to Friday night's game at Minute Maid Park.Orbit's retaliation was in response Arencibia posting unflattering photos in the locker rooms showing the Astros mascot wearing a Dallas Cowboys...
Via Holdout Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arencibia becomes 3rd Rangers position player to pitch

J.P. Arencibia became the third (!!!!!) position player to take the hill for the Texas Rangers this year, following in the footsteps of Mitch Moreland fellow backstop Chris Gimenez. And boy, it was bizarre. . It’s worth noting that Gimenez was designated for assignment by the Rangers and assigned to AAA, while Moreland is on the 60-day DL following ankle surgery. That’s not...
Via The Outside Corner
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Arencibia lands nutshot to Astros mascot from on-deck circle (VIDEO)

Most major leaguers know about the Houston Astros mascot's penchant for distracting opposing batters warming up before stepping up to the plate, but J.P. Arencibia wasn't having any of it Saturday night.While Orbit loomed behind the on-deck circle, the Rangers first baseman decided to take matters into his own hands, so to speak, by using his bat to poke the annoying alien in his...
Via The Other Paper
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Astros mascot attempts to heckle Rangers player but gets hit in crotch instead

Lessons were learned when Houston Astros mascot, Orbit, was up to his usual heckling in Saturday night's intrastate matchup. But Texas Rangers first baseman J.P. Arencibia was not down with being bullied, and Orbit ended up getting hit in the crotch instead. As Arencibia entered the on-deck circle in the fourth inning of the game, Orbit attempted to get him rattled from behind...
Via The Sports Daily
August 10, 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 popped...
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

C JP Arencibia, Rangers complete $1.8M contract

Catcher J.P. Arencibia and the Texas Rangers have finalized a $1.8 million, one-year contract. Arencibia hit .194 with 21 homers, 18 doubles and 55 RBIs in a career-high 138 games this year for Toronto. The Blue Jays didn't offer him a contract by the Dec. 2 deadline and allowed him to become a free agent. Arencibia has a .212 career average with 64 homers and 193 RBIs in four...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays explain decision to cut Arencibia

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos wasn't determined to part ways with catcher J.P. Arencibia after the former first round pick suffered through a career-worst season in 2013. But after reaching an agreement Monday on a two-year, $8 million deal with former All-Star Dioner Navarro, Toronto decided not to offer Arencibia a contract for 2014, making him a free agent. ''It...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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