J.P. Arencibia is back in the Rays' organization, as the club signed the veteran catcher to a Minor League deal on Friday. Initially, Arencibia will report to Triple-A Durham.
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The Tampa Bay Rays formally announced the signing of catcher and former top prospect JP Arencibia after being released from the Philadelphia Phillies Triple-A team on May 15th. Arencibia was previously signed by the Rays in April of 2015 and then released in November of the same season. Apparently, Tampa Bay hopes the second time is the charm with him. The #Rays have signed C...
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J.P. Arencibia is expected to sign a minor league deal with the Rays Friday afternoon. (Photo Credit: Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Times) Rays 5/20/16 Starting Lineup Souza Jr. RF Miller SS Longoria 3B Pearce 2B Dickerson DH Jennings LF Morrison 1B Kiermaier CF Conger C Andriese RHP Noteworthiness — The Rays have re-signed catcher J.P. Arencibia to a minor-league deal ― news...
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The Tampa Bay Rays signed veteran catcher J.P. Arencibia.
The veteran catcher spent last September with the Rays, impressing with his stellar performance Last September, the Rays called up one of the former top prospects in all of baseball, J.P. Arencibia from Triple-A Durham and he proceeded to light the world on fire to the tune of six home runs in just 73 plate appearances while sporting a line of .310/.315/.606 over that span. This...
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On Monday morning, the Phillies parted ways with veteran catcher J.P. Arencibia after the 30-year-old requested his release from the organization to explore other opportunities.
Houston Astros mascot Orbit got revenge on Texas Rangers infielder J.P. Arencibia by photoshopping his face on the body of a Houston Texans cheerleader and displaying it on the scoreboard prior to Friday night's game at Minute Maid Park.Orbit's retaliation was in response Arencibia posting unflattering photos in the locker rooms showing the Astros mascot wearing a Dallas Cowboys...
J.P. Arencibia became the third (!!!!!) position player to take the hill for the Texas Rangers this year, following in the footsteps of Mitch Moreland fellow backstop Chris Gimenez. And boy, it was bizarre. . It’s worth noting that Gimenez was designated for assignment by the Rangers and assigned to AAA, while Moreland is on the 60-day DL following ankle surgery. That’s not...
Lessons were learned when Houston Astros mascot, Orbit, was up to his usual heckling in Saturday night's intrastate matchup. But Texas Rangers first baseman J.P. Arencibia was not down with being bullied, and Orbit ended up getting hit in the crotch instead. As Arencibia entered the on-deck circle in the fourth inning of the game, Orbit attempted to get him rattled from behind...
YouTube J.P. Arencibia turned the baseball world on end last spring training with an on-point impersonation of ESPN’s Tim Kurkijian. The then-Blue Jays catcher doing a fine line spoof is now a Rangers catcher doing a whole segment on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. The impression is really good. And it’s better that Kurkjian is watching and laughing like a little school girl.
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