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Erick Aybar | Shortstop

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/14/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Erick Aybar did his part offensively in Sunday's loss to the Royals in Game 3 of the ALDS, going 4-for-4 with a double and a stolen base.
Unfortunately for the Angels, Aybar represented half of the team's hit total on the evening. He finished the series 5-for-12 (.455) though he failed to tally a run scored or an RBI. Oct 5 - 11:27 PM

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Erick Aybar went 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in Thursday's win against the Rangers.

The All-Star went yard in the second inning off of Nick Martinez, putting the Angels on top 2-1 at the time. Aybar has driven in a run in six out of his last eight games and is now hitting .285/.326/.389 with seven home runs, 66 RBI, and 15 stolen bases.
Sep 11 - 11:37 PM

Erick Aybar went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a win over the Twins on Sunday.

Aybar has now driven in a run in four straight games, giving him a career-high 62 RBI on the year. He's also scored 70 runs while batting .284/.323/.383.
Sep 7 - 6:30 PM

Erick Aybar went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a run scored against the Athletics.

Aybar drove in a run and scored in the Angels' six-run second inning. The single extended his hitting streak to 16 games. The shortstop is hitting .458 during the streak and is batting .286/.327/.388 on the year.
Aug 31 - 7:35 PM

Erick Aybar went 3-for-4 with a double and a stolen base in a win against the Angels on Thursday.

Aybar helped the Angels scratch out an insurance run in the seventh inning off of Rubby De La Rosa with a double followed by a steal of third base. He was brought in on Kole Calhoun's sacrifice fly. The shortstop has a .270/.310/.378 slash line and is on a six-game hitting streak.
Aug 21 - 10:31 PM

All-Star Erick Aybar went 0-for-4 on Friday and is just 13-for-70 (.186) since the break.

The Angels were fuming when Aybar was originally left off the All-Star squad after his nice first half (he later replaced Alex Gordon), but maybe he could have used the time off. With the slump, his season line of .267/.306/.377 is below his career mark.
Aug 9 - 1:32 AM

Erick Aybar (groin) is back in the Angels' starting lineup on Tuesday night versus the Orioles.

Aybar missed a couple of games with soreness in his right groin. He's batting fifth and starting at shortstop on Tuesday against Orioles righty Miguel Gonzalez.
Jul 22 - 4:59 PM

Erick Aybar (groin) grounded out in a pinch-hit appearance Monday against the Orioles.

Aybar has missed three straight starts with a sore right groin, but it's a good sign that he was able to pinch-hit. Look for him to return to the starting lineup soon.
Jul 22 - 4:24 AM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia is hoping Erick Aybar (groin) will be ready to return to the lineup on Tuesday.

Aybar is missing a third straight game Monday due to a sore right groin, but it appears that he's feeling better. The All-Star is batting .283/.320/.409 with six homers, 50 RBI and 11 stolen bases this season.
Jul 21 - 7:18 PM

Erick Aybar (groin) is out of the Angels' lineup for the third straight game Monday.

Aybar hasn't played since leaving Friday's game with a sore right groin. There's been no talk of a DL stint as of yet. John McDonald will fill in at shortstop Monday.
Jul 21 - 5:08 PM

Erick Aybar (groin) remained out of the Angels' lineup Sunday.

Aybar exited Friday's game with a strained right groin and has now sat out the last two contests. It doesn't appear at this point that a stint on the disabled list will be required, but it's also unclear when he'll be ready to return. Grant Green is at shortstop Sunday.
Jul 20 - 12:43 PM

Erick Aybar left Friday's game in the ninth inning with a sore right groin.

Aybar was pulled after singling to begin the inning. If he needs Saturday off, then John McDonald would start at shortstop.
Jul 19 - 1:18 AM

Erick Aybar went 2-for-4 with an RBI single against the Rangers on Friday.

Aybar, who was recently named as Alex Gordon's replacement for the American League All-Star team, has hit safely in seven straight games and 10 out of his last 11. The 30-year-old has had a very productive first half, batting .285/.321/.416 with six home runs, 49 RBI, 11 stolen bases, and 46 runs scored over 90 games.
Jul 11 - 11:29 PM

Erick Aybar (hip) is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Indians.

Aybar was held out of Monday's lineup as a precaution after he tweaked his hip on Sunday, but he felt well enough to pinch-hit. It shouldn't be an issue moving forward.
Jun 17 - 3:35 PM

Erick Aybar (hip) had a pinch-hit single in Monday's game against the Indians.

Aybar was held out of Monday's lineup as a precaution after he tweaked his hip on Sunday, but it's not a big deal. There's a good chance he's back in the starting lineup Tuesday.
Jun 17 - 4:46 AM