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Efren Navarro | Outfielder

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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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. Jun 24 - 1:26 AM

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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.
Jun 11 - 10:42 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.
May 30 - 6:48 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.
May 8 - 5:50 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.
Apr 21 - 7:09 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.
Mar 7 - 7:14 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

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

Navarro is batting just .254/.318/.356 in 130 plate appearances this season at the major league level. He'll likely return when rosters expand early next week.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 05:15:00 PM

Efren Navarro hit his first big-league homer off Justin Verlander in Saturday's win over the Tigers.

Navarro also had an RBI groundout and a walk in the game. He's 10-for-30 since coming up from Triple-A on July 12, and he deserves to be in the lineup against right-handers on a regular basis for now.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 12:39:00 AM

After replacing an injured Josh Hamilton, Efren Navarro went 2-for-3 with a go-ahead single Friday in the Angels' 2-1 win over the Tigers.

Both Angels runs came in the sixth, as Kole Calhoun doubled in Chris Iannetta and Navarro singled in Calhoun. Navarro is hitting .333 with a 3/4 K/BB ratio in 27 at-bats since being called up on July 12. It makes sense for the Angels to use him against all right-handers right now, but they haven't made any sort of commitment to him yet.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 01:35:00 AM

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

Navarro impressed during his brief audition with the Halos earlier in the season, slashing .297/.350/.432 with three RBI in his 37 at-bats. He isn't likely to see enough playing time to be worth the addition in AL-only leagues.
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 03:20:00 PM

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

The 28-year-old impressed during his limited time with the Halos, slashing .297/.350/.432 with three RBI in his 37 at-bats. He's likely to be back with the team the next time they need an extra outfielder.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 11:51:00 PM

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

Navarro is starting at first base for the Angels on Saturday against the Rangers. He was 9-for-29 (.310) with five doubles in 11 games earlier this season for Anaheim but probably won't play enough to hold fantasy relevance.
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 06:18:00 PM

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

Navarro hit .310/.375/.483 over 11 games for the Halos, but the Angels are getting other outfielders back healthy and there's no longer a spot for the 28-year-old. He'll be back later this season.
Fri, May 23, 2014 05:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Carlos Perez
1B1Albert Pujols
2B1Johnny Giavotella
2Taylor Featherston
SS1Erick Aybar
3B1David Freese
LF1Matt Joyce
2Daniel Robertson
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Collin Cowgill
DH1Efren Navarro
2C.J. Cron
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2C.J. Wilson
3Hector Santiago
4Matt Shoemaker
5Garrett Richards
6Tyler Skaggs
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Mike Morin
4Fernando Salas
5Trevor Gott
6Cesar Ramos
7Cory Rasmus