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Efren Navarro | First Baseman | #39

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: UNLV
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 50 (0) / LAA
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Orioles acquired OF Efren Navarro from the Angels in exchange for cash considerations.
Navarro had been designated for assignment. He lands in a good spot, as the O's currently have an opening in right field. The 29-year-old is a .248/.306/.328 career hitter at the major league level. Jan 26 - 4:36 PM

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Angels designated OF Efren Navarro for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Al Alburquerque. Navarro, 29, is a .248/.306/.328 career hitter at the major league level and wasn't called up in September last year, which it turns out was a pretty good indicated that he wasn't in the Angels' future plans.
Jan 19 - 5:57 PM

Angels optioned OF Efren Navarro to Triple-A Salt Lake.

He already had been designated for assignment but now needs to be optioned because of service time rules. Navarro, 29, is a .248/.306/.328 career hitter at the major league level.
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 06:01:00 PM

Angels designated OF Efren Navarro for assignment.

Anaheim needed to clear out roster spots for the arrival of David Murphy and David DeJesus. Navarro, 29, is a .248/.306/.328 career hitter at the major league level.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 04:39:00 PM

Angels recalled INF/OF Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake.

As expected, Navarro will replace Matt Joyce (concussion) on the active roster. The 29-year-old is batting .260/.306/.312 in 82 plate appearances this season and will serve as a left-handed bat off the bench.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 04:03:00 PM

The Angels are expected to call up Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.

It's possible that he'll replace Matt Joyce, who could be headed to the 7-day concussion disabled list. Navarro, 29, has a .260/.306/.312 batting line in 82 plate appearances with the Angels this season.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 01:43:00 PM

Angels optioned first baseman-outfielder Efren Navarro to Triple-A Salt Lake.

The Angels will call up a pitcher to replace him Friday. Navarro was hitting .260/.306/.312 in 77 at-bats.
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 01:45:00 AM

Efren Navarro went 3-for-4 and drove in two of the Angels' three runs Tuesday against the Astros.

Navarro is still trying to convince Mike Scioscia to play him regularly against righties. He's hitting .293 in 58 at-bats, albeit with just three extra-base hits (all doubles) and five RBI. He'd still seem to be a better option than the alternatives.
Wed, Jun 24, 2015 01:26:00 AM

Efren Navarro went 3-for-4 as the Angels' left fielder in Thursday's win.

Angels writer Mike DiGiovanna suggested before the game that Navarro is due a look as the team's left fielder. We'd tend to agree, though it might not happen all at once. After all, the start tonight was his first since May 30.
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 10:42:00 PM

Angels recalled INF/OF Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Navarro has demolished minor league pitching this season, hitting .370 across 108 Triple-A at-bats. The 29-year-old was called up to replace struggling relief pitcher Vinnie Pestano.
Sat, May 30, 2015 06:48:00 PM

Angels optioned INF/OF Efren Navarro to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Navarro has four hits in 19 at-bats this season. He's replaced on the roster by reliever Ryan Mattheus.
Fri, May 8, 2015 05:50:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Efren Navarro to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Navarro has three hits in 15 at-bats this season. He's being replaced on the roster by Cam Bedrosian.
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 07:09:00 PM

Efren Navarro went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI Saturday against the Athletics.

Navarro knocked in a run with a single in the fourth and another run with a double in the sixth. The 28-year-old posted a .642 OPS in 174 plate appearances last season. Primarily a first baseman, he's been working on playing in the outfield to improve his odds of landing a job on the Angels' bench.
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 07:14:00 PM

Efren Navarro is on the Angels' active roster for their ALDS matchup against the Royals.

Brennan Boesch and John McDonald did not make the cut. Navarro batted just .245/.302/.340 in 174 plate appearances this season for Anaheim, but his minor league numbers have always been fairly promising.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 01:52:00 PM

Angels recalled OF Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Navarro owns a weak .254/.318/.356 batting line in 130 plate appearances this season at the major league level. He will function as outfield depth for the Angels.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 05:03:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Francisco Peña
4Audry Perez
1B1Chris Davis
2Christian Walker
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Ryan Flaherty
3Steve Tolleson
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Osvaldo Martinez
3B1Manny Machado
LF1Hyun-soo Kim
2Dariel Alvarez
3Alfredo Marte
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Jimmy Paredes
2Nolan Reimold
3Efren Navarro
4Joey Rickard
DH1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Ubaldo Jimenez
3Miguel Gonzalez
4Kevin Gausman
5Mike Wright
6Dylan Bundy
7Vance Worley
8Chris Lee
9Parker Bridwell
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brad Brach
4Brian Matusz
5Mychal Givens
6Chaz Roe
7Odrisamer Despaigne
8Oliver Drake
9T.J. McFarland
10Jason Garcia
11Tyler Wilson
12Todd Redmond
13Pedro Beato
14Jeff Beliveau