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Erick Aybar | Shortstop

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/14/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 180
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Erick Aybar went 1-for-3 in Thursday's 4-1 setback against the Mariners.
Aybar had gone 11-for-21 with four doubles during the Angels' five-game winning streak that was snapped tonight. Aybar was slashing a sickly .246/.291/.290 when he got a night off on June 18. He's hit safely in 14 of 18 games since that time and is now hitting .280. Jul 10 - 1:55 AM

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Erick Aybar had a terrific night at the plate in Friday's 8-2 victory over the Rangers, going 5-for-5 with a double and two RBI.

He also scored a pair of runs in the contest. Aybar capped off the Halos' six-run uprising in the second inning with a two-run single. He has been a very solid and stable source of fantasy production at the shortstop position this season, slashing .274/.315/.336 with 25 RBI.
Jul 3 - 11:30 PM

Erick Aybar (hamstring) is back in the Angels' lineup Monday.

Aybar missed the last two contests with a minor left hamstring injury. The veteran shortstop sports a .261/.303/.308 batting line with one homer and 21 RBI on the season.
Jun 29 - 5:34 PM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday that he expects Erick Aybar (hamstring) to return to the starting lineup on Monday.

Aybar left Friday's game with tightness in his left hamstring and sat out the remainder of the weekend as a precaution. The 31-year-old is hitting .261/.303/.308 with one homer and 21 RBI on the season.
Jun 28 - 9:18 PM

Erick Aybar (hamstring) is out of the Angels' lineup Saturday against the Mariners.

Aybar left Friday's game with left hamstring tightness. He expects to be back in the lineup on Sunday. With Aybar sidelined, Taylor Featherston will grab the start at shortstop and bat ninth.
Jun 27 - 4:35 PM

Erick Aybar was removed from Friday's game against the Mariners with left hamstring tightness.

It isn't the first time that Aybar has dealt with hamstring issues this season and it continues to be a nagging issue. He should be considered day-to-day, but will likely get a day of rest on Saturday.
Jun 27 - 9:09 AM

Erick Aybar is out of the Angels' lineup Thursday.

It's just a day off for the shortstop. Taylor Featherston is starting at short and Johnny Giavotella is leading off in Anaheim's series finale versus the Diamondbacks.
Jun 18 - 12:51 PM

Erick Aybar (hamstring) has returned to the Angels starting lineup on Sunday.

He's back in his customary leadoff spot after missing the previous two games with a hamstring injury. The 31-year-old is hitting .273/.318/.328 with one homer and 15 RBI in 48 games on the season.
May 31 - 4:22 PM

Erick Aybar (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Tigers.

It's Aybar's second absence in a row. He'll go through a full workout Saturday and should be back in the lineup on Sunday. Grant Green will grab the start at shortstop. Aybar left Thursday's game with a pulled left hamstring.
May 30 - 6:39 PM

Erick Aybar (hamstring) felt much better on Friday and expects to return to the lineup on Saturday.

While he isn't in the lineup on Friday, he appears to have avoided any serious injury. Look for him to return at some point over the weekend.
May 29 - 6:40 PM

Erick Aybar (hamstring) is not in the Angels' lineup Friday.

Aybar tweaked his left hamstring during Thursday's contest. He's not expected to require a stint on the disabled list, but he could need a few days off. Taylor Featherston is at shortstop in his place.
May 29 - 5:20 PM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia considers Erick Aybar (hamstring) day-to-day and doesn't think he'll require a disabled list stint.

Aybar was lifted from Thursday's game against the Tigers due to tightness in his left hamstring. He actually tried to talk his way into staying in, so it doesn't appear to be too serious. Scioscia said the club will be careful, though, so he figures to be out a few days. "He's as important as anyone on our team," the skipper said.
May 29 - 8:20 AM

Erick Aybar was pulled from Thursday's game against the Tigers due to tightness in his left hamstring.

It's unclear if it's a day-to-day type of ailment, or if Aybar may require a stint on the disabled list. It may depend on how the shortstop is feeling on Friday. If he is forced to see an extended absence, the Angels may be forced to recall Josh Rutledge from Triple-A.
May 28 - 11:56 PM

Erick Aybar was removed from Thursday's game against the Tigers with an apparent hamstring injury.

Aybar was hustling down the first base line while attempting to beat out a bunt single in the fifth inning. He was replaced by Taylor Featherston, who could see additional playing time if Aybar requires any sort of extended absence. The Angels should have an update on his status shortly.
May 28 - 11:45 PM

Eric Aybar went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in Saturday's loss to the Red Sox.

Aybar's double in the eighth inning was his seventh of the season. A hot May has helped boost Aybar's numbers and he's now hitting .274/.320/.335 with a homer, 14 RBI and 19 runs scored.
May 23 - 10:41 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Carlos Perez
1B1Albert Pujols
2B1Johnny Giavotella
2Taylor Featherston
SS1Erick Aybar
3B1David Freese
2Conor Gillaspie
LF1David Murphy
2Shane Victorino
3Matt Joyce
4Daniel Robertson
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
DH1David DeJesus
2C.J. Cron
3Efren Navarro
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2Garrett Richards
3C.J. Wilson
4Hector Santiago
5Andrew Heaney
6Matt Shoemaker
7Tyler Skaggs
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Mike Morin
4Fernando Salas
5Trevor Gott
6Cesar Ramos