OMAR VIZQUEL RUMORS & GOSSIP
Omar Vizquel with the diving stop. (Credit)
Infielders and outfielders are constantly making plays that we mere mortals deem impossible.
But, maybe even we are giving some of these players, particularly outfielders, a bit too much credit for the plays they make. Outfielders making spectacular diving catches often steal the spotlight from the more incredible plays by infielders on...
Omar Vizquel has been hired by the Los Angeles Angels as a roving infield instructor.
The 45-year-old Vizquel played for Toronto as a reserve infielder last season, finishing up his 24-year major league career with 2,877 hits. The three-time All-Star won 11 Gold Gloves.
Vizquel is interested in eventually becoming a manager. He'll work with the Angels' major leaguers and...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2013
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...
The Toronto Blue Jays have honored retiring infielder Omar Vizquel by having him throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the season finale against Minnesota.
The three-time All-Star and 11-time Gold Glove winner has said he intends to retire after a 24-year career.
The 45-year-old Vizquel broke in with Seattle in 1989 and has also played with Cleveland, San Francisco, Texas...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2012
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Omar Vizquel said Tuesday his majestic 24-year career will be coming to an end at the conclusion of this season.
The 45-year-old began his career with the Mariners and went on to have stints at the Indians, Giants, Rangers and White Sox, before joining the Blue Jays this season.
He appeared in two World Series with the Indians, in 1995 and 1997, but...
BOSTON -- Omar Vizquel, the ageless wonder, is ready to turn the page. The Blue Jays shortstop said on Tuesday that he is ready to retire and start a new chapter of his life. "This will be my last year," Vizquel said. "I've enjoyed this game a lot, but I think it's time to pursue a new career as a coach or manager and hopefully, I'll get that opportunity...
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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When you think of all-time great shortstops, Omar Vizquel may get overlooked, but for those who know baseball, Vizguel is most likely top five on the list. Now at 45 and currently playing with the Toronto Blue Jays, Vizquel looks to be calling it a career after the current season. While he is not sure, he is definitely
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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