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Angels reportedly close to acquiring Chase Headley

The Los Angeles Angels are making moves at the Winter Meetings.The Angels are reportedly close to acquiring Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres to fill their need at third base. This move would come hours after they made another trade to acquire Ian Kinsler from the Tigers to play second base.Luis Valbuena was slated to play third base for the Angels in 2018, and he was coming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas reportedly wants to sign with Angels

The Los Angeles Angels have been tied to free agent Mike Moustakas once again.ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported on Wednesday that Moustakas has the Angels No. 1 on his list of teams with whom he would like to sign. A former No. 2 overall pick by the Kansas City Royals, Moustakas turned down a qualifying offer from KC to test the market. He is expected to command a large salary after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Angels could make run at Mike Moustakas

Mike Moustakas will be one of the big free agent bats on the market this offseason, and the Los Angeles Angels are reportedly a team expected to make a run at him.Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman reported Thursday that the Angels are viewed as a “likely pursuer” of Moustakas.The 29-year-old was the No. 2 overall pick in the draft by the Kansas City Royals. Though Moustakas came up to the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Dodgers: Escobar plunking that cleared benches unintentional

A bit of a ruckus broke out during Thursday’s Los Angeles Dodgers-Los Angeles Angels tilt at Angels Stadium when Brandon Morrow plunked Yunel Escobar in the shoulder during the eighth inning.Escobar took issue with the pitch and started jawing at Morrow.The incident then further devolved when both the benches and bullpens emptied out onto the field of play (video here). Order was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Yunel Escobar blows off media after ejection: ‘F— that s—‘

Los Angeles Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar was ejected during his team’s loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, and he had no interest in discussing what happened after the game. It was a very unique ejection, to say the least. Home plate umpire Tim Timmons ruled that Orioles slugger Chris Davis checked his swing on a 1-1 count in the bottom of the seventh. Escobar disagreed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Yunel Escobar ejected for drawing on infield dirt

It’s not every day that you see a MLB player ejected for something he did with his foot. That was the case in Sunday’s Angels-Orioles game, when home plate umpire Tim Timmons showed he’s not going to stand for trolling, even if it’s not blatant. Timmons punched Yunel Escobar out, saying he went around on a check swing for strike three, which the Angels veteran didn’t agree with....
Via The Sports Daily
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer throws second no-hitter of the season

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer on Saturday night against the Mets tossed his second no-hitter of the season, making him the first pitcher since Nolan Ryan in 1973 to throw two no-hitters in the same season. Scherzer struck out 17 batters and did not give up a walk. He was a Yunel Escobar error in the sixth inning away from throwing a perfect game, and he’s the first pitcher...
Via The Sports Daily
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals’ Yunel Escobar Exits Game after Colliding with Wall, Fan

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar exited Friday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning after running into the wall and fan sitting along the third base line. Escobar chased down a foul ball hit by Ryan Braun. Trying to make an over-the-shoulder catch, he banged against the short wall. His momentum sent him face-first into the chest of a standing Nationals’ fan...
Via KCM Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: What you need to know about Yunel Escobar

Yunel Escobar The Washington Nationals have recently answered their second base question with the recent arrival of Yunel Escobar from the Oakland Athletics. The infielder came to Washington out of a deal that traded Tyler Clippard to the A’s. Escobar was only with the A’s for a week, but before that he played shortstop with the Tampa Bay Rays for two seasons. Now that he is here...
Via isportsweb.com
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

A's acquire Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

After an offseason that has seen him purge the Oakland Athletics of their Major League talent, general manager Billy Beane has apparently pulled off a rather big trade. According to multiple media reports, Oakland has acquired All-Star Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for John Jaso and two minor league players. The move fills a ton of...
Via Sportsnaut
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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