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Angel Chavez | Second Baseman

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (33) / 7/22/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rays signed infielder Angel Chavez to a minor league contract.
Chavez, 28, has only 20 major league plate appearances to his name and only four singles and one double to show for it. He hit .253/.282/.333 last year for the Red Sox' Triple-A affiliate in Pawtucket. Fri, Feb 12, 2010 01:31:00 PM

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Angel Chavez had a grand slam and a two-run homer as a Red Sox split-squad rolled over Northeastern 14-0 on Saturday.

Josh Bard also homered for Boston, and Jed Lowrie drove in three runs. Chavez served brief stints in the majors with the Giants in 2005 and the Dodgers last season. He was signed to a minor league deal this winter to give the Red Sox more infield depth in Triple-A.
Sat, Feb 28, 2009 04:14:00 PM

Angel Chavez has accepted his assignment to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Chavez, 26, was the Dodgers' 25th man to open the season, but he didn't see any playing time in four days before being designated for assignment. If the team's infielders can stay healthy, he won't be heard from again.
Sat, Apr 12, 2008 10:03:00 AM

Dodgers designated infielder Angel Chavez for assignment.

Chavez didn't get into a game during his four days with the Dodgers.
Fri, Apr 4, 2008 03:42:00 PM

Orioles acquired infielder Angel Chavez from the Phillies as the player to be named in the Jeff Conine trade.

Unimpressive. Chavez, 25, was hitting .265/.308/.416 in 449 at-bats between Double-A Reading and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. At best, he'll be a defensive-minded utilityman in the majors.
Wed, Aug 30, 2006 06:09:00 PM

The Phillies claimed infielder Angel Chavez off waivers from the Giants and assigned him to Double-A Reading.

Chavez, 24, hit .281/.320/.449 for Triple-A Fresno before spending last September in the majors with the Giants. We're guessing he would have made it through waivers if not for his .293/.414/.466 line this spring. He's a utilityman at best, and the Phillies probably won't call on him until September.
Wed, Apr 5, 2006 04:33:00 PM

Giants designated infielder Angel Chavez for assignment.

We're not high on Chavez at all, but given that he's hit .293/.414/.466 in 58 at-bats this spring, some team may him a look. He has options remaining.
Sat, Apr 1, 2006 08:25:00 PM

Angel Chavez went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI yesterday for Culiacan of the MPL.

Chavez, who spent September as a backup infielder for the Giants, was hitting just .184/.264/.280 in 125 AB in Mexico. He's unlikely to have a spot on next year's club.
Fri, Nov 25, 2005 02:37:00 PM

Giants purchased the contract of infielder Angel Chavez from Triple-A Fresno.

Chavez, 24, hit .283/.310/.442 in 30 games for Single-A San Jose and .281/.320/.449 in 89 games for Fresno. He's a pretty good defender at shortstop, but it's unlikely that he'll hit in the majors. The Giants will try to figure out whether he's a candidate to make next year's squad as a utilityman.
Tue, Aug 30, 2005 09:03:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Hanigan
2Curt Casali
3Justin O'Conner
4Bobby Wilson
1B1James Loney
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Logan Forsythe
3Ryan Brett
4Eugenio Velez
SS1Yunel Escobar
2Nick Franklin
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Corey Brown
CF1Desmond Jennings
2Mikie Mahtook
RF1Wil Myers
2Brandon Guyer
DH1David DeJesus
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Alex Cobb
2Matt Moore
3Chris Archer
4Jake Odorizzi
5Drew Smyly
6Alex Colome
7Nate Karns
8Matt Andriese
9Grayson Garvin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jake McGee
2Ernesto Frieri
3Brad Boxberger
4Grant Balfour
5Kevin Jepsen
6Jeff Beliveau
7Steve Geltz
8Brandon Gomes
9C.J. Riefenhauser
10Jose Dominguez