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OMAR VIZQUEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Omar Vizquel Tries Out For Tigers Shortstop Position

OK, so it wasn't a full-blown tryout on the part of Omar Vizquel, but I wouldn't blame the Tigers for at least entertaining the idea of trying to coax the 47 year-old coach into maybe possibly playing a few games to give the Tigers a possible boost out of position that has combined to produce 0.6 fWAR between Eugenio Suarez, Andrew Romine, Danny Worth and Alex Gonzalez...
Via Off Base Percentage
27 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Omar Vizquel can’t get away from fielding grounders

Your browser does not support iframes. Tigers first base and infielding coach Omar Vizquel just can’t seem to get away from the game since his days as a slick fielding middle infielder. Here’s the Tigers assistant looking like he’s ready to turn two during yesterday’s Tigers/Twins game in Minnesota. @TMSNXAdam
Via The Majors Detroit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vizquel takes place in Indians Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND -- It felt like the late '90s again at Progressive Field on Saturday night -- packed house, most of the stars from those great Indians teams on the field and Omar Vizquel receiving a standing ovation. Before the game against the Tigers, Vizquel became the 40th player inducted into the Indians Hall of Fame, capping off a day of activities. Of all the Indians greats of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Omar Vizquel

There certainly is a special connection between Omar Vizquel and the Cleveland Indians fans. Not since Rocky Colavito in the 1950’s and 60’s have Tribe fans gravitated toward one player in the way that they did to Vizquel during his tenure in Cleveland that ran from 1994-2004.  The slick-fielding, always smiling shortstop had an amazing, special connection with the Cleveland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Now part of division rival, Vizquel reflects on career as Indians HOF shortstop

CLEVELAND -- It is Indians Hall of Fame Weekend but for Omar Vizquel it could be called something else -- Back to the Future. The Indians will honor Vizquel for his 11 seasons here before Saturday's game against Detroit. It comes as he is embarking on a new career as the first-base coach for the Tigers. This is Vizquel's first season with Detroit after one season as a roving...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Vizquel Q and A

Omar Vizquel remains a Cleveland Indians fan favorite. Fans appreciated Vizquels on-field wizardry, and that he was one of them in the teams era of greatness in the 1990.s To this day, Vizquel seems to have a tough time coming to grips with how beloved he is in the eyes of Indians fans. Vizquel recently was in town for his bobblehead night. He threw out two first pitches, joked that...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels hire Omar Vizquel as minor league instructor

One of the greatest defensive shortstops in baseball history, a potential Hall of Famer with 24 years of big-league experience, will be in camp when the Angels begin spring training in two weeks. As a coach. The team has hired Omar Vizquel as its new roving infield instructor to succeed Dick Schofield, whose contract was not renewed after last season. The Angels were in the final...
Via Fox Sports West
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
RAIN DELAY DISCO

At 45, Omar Vizquel shows off dance moves

During the rain delay of last night's Toronto Blue Jays eventual 9-6 win over the Boston Red Sox, 45-year old infielder Omar Vizquel showed off his best dance skills in the dugout. Your browser does not support iframes. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Vizquel becomes oldest SS ever

Via Reading Between The Seams
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Vizquel to play for Jays in 24th season

Omar Vizquel and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms on a one-year contract Monday. Vizquel's agent, Adam Katz, declined to provide further details, such as whether Vizquel would be on a major league or minor league deal. ESPN first reported the sides had agreed to a contract. Vizquel tweeted: ''I'll be with the Toronto Blue Jays in spring training this year to...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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