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JP ARENCIBIA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers First Baseman J.P. Arencibia Pitches Scoreless Inning (Video)

Texas Rangers first baseman J.P. Arencibia used to catch knuckleballer R.A. Dickey during his days with the Toronto Blue Jays. Arencibia must’ve learned a thing or two from the 2012 National League CY Young Award winner because he was throwing some nasty pitches earlier this week. The Tampa Bay Rays held a commanding 10-1 lead over the Rangers in the ninth inning of Wednesday...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Arencibia, Claudio pitching bright spots for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas - All you need to know about Wednesday's Texas Rangers game against Tampa Bay was there was some debate about which position player was going to pitch the ninth. The call went to J.P. Arencibia over a lobbying Mike Carp. Arencibia became the 35th pitcher the Rangers have used this season, following up No. 34 Alex Claudio's scoreless eighth inning in a dreadful...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros mascot trolls Rangers Arencibia during game

Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia appears to have a rivalry brewing with a notable figure of another MLB team. No, it isn't Jeff Samardzija of the A's, or even Albert Pujols of the Angels. It is none other than Orbit, the green, furry mascot of the Houston Astros. The quarrel between the two appeared to begin in the fourth inning of Saturday night's game when Arencibia...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
19 days ago  |  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...
Via The Other Paper
19 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't Mess With JP Arencibia

((HT: MLB.com))Mascots do what mascots do- including messing with the opposing team DURING THE GAME!Evidence below with revenge includedYour browser does not support iframes.See...???We told you, Orbit...
Via Online Sports Guys
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Don’t Forget About J.P. Arencibia

A fantasy baseball season is a grind for the long haul. Injuries and roster moves can torment a fantasy owner. It’s a good thing there are a ton of players in the pool and that our friends at numberFire.com have taken a look at potential sleepers for the week of August 4th.  Enjoy! With the trade deadline […] The post Weekly Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Don’t Forget About...
Via Punch Drunk Fantasy Sports
22 days ago  |  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

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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