LAKELAND, Fla. -- The situation in Venezuela is serious and never far from the minds of the many Venezuelans on the Detroit Tigers.
Friday morning in the clubhouse, the Venezuelan players and first base/infield coach Omar Vizquel posed for a photo with the Venezuelan flag and messages of support for their people.
Vizquel, Miguel Cabrera and others sent out the photo via Twitter. ...
The Tigers won’t have him for long — and they probably know it.
Omar Vizquel will be the Tigers’ first-base coach this season —and also their infield coach.
But the 11-time Gold Glove winning shortstop is on his way toward becoming a manager. It might happen in a year; it might happen in two.
It will happen, though.
Vizquel, who retired following the 2012 season (and...
The Omar Vizquel-John Farrell relationship went sideways in June of 2012.
Both men were wearing Blue Jays uniforms.
Both had their own good intentions, but each was operating on a parallel paths.
Vizquel is from Venezuela and the man everyone his country’s baseball community looks up to and not simply because he’s headed to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
DETROIT -- Omar Vizquel said two very interesting things during last week's Detroit Tigers winter caravan, and both comments had to do with the former and current third basemen.
On Miguel Cabrera, who has switched from the hot corner back to first base, Vizquel said: "I like to see the maturity he has shown over the last three years. Before that, he was just a kid."...
Omar Vizquel, one of the best shortstops in the history of the Cleveland Indians and Major League Baseball, will be inducted into the club's Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 21, the team announced Tuesday.
Vizquel is scheduled to appear briefly at Tribe Fest this weekend. Longtime Indians TV broadcaster Jimmy Dudley will be inducted posthumously into the Distinguished Hall of...
The Cleveland Indians announced Tuesday morning Omar Vizquel will be inducted into the team's hall of fame June 21.
Vizquel, a shortstop who won 11 Gold Gloves and made the American League All-Star team three times, played for the Indians from 1994-2004 as part of a 24-year major league career.
"I never thought that I could belong to a prestigious group of players that have...
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...
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...
RAIN DELAY DISCO
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.
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