ERICK AYBAR

ERICK AYBAR

HOMETOWN: Baní, Dominican Republic

DATE OF BIRTH: January 14, 1984

POSITION: Shortstop

TEAM: Minnesota Twins

 

PROFESISONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Aybar is a 12-year MLB veteran who has played with the Los Angeles Angels, Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers and San Diego Padres in his career
  • Aybar spent the 2017 season with the Padres, hitting seven home runs with 22 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 108 games
  • Playing the first 10 years of his career with the Angels, Aybar helping the club advance to the playoffs in four seasons
  • On September 5, 2009, Aybar tied a franchise record for most triples in a game with two against the Kansas City Royals
  • Aybar was signed by the then Anaheim Angels as an amateur free agent in 2002 and made his Major League debut in May of 2006

AWARDS:

  • MLB All-Star (2014)
  • Golden Glove Award (2011)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Aybar annually hosts a youth baseball clinic in his hometown of Baní, Dominican Republic where they teach local children the essentials of baseball
  • Aybar and his wife, Nhachari have two daughters, Nhaieri and Eriahna, and one son, Eiren
  • A proud native of the Dominican Republic, Aybar brings his fitness routine to the beach when working out in the offseason
  • Aybar’s older brother is former Tampa Bay Rays infielder/outfielder Willy Aybar

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Check out Erick Aybar’s “Spring Training” TIDAL playlist here.

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Skylar Diggins-Smith led the Dallas Wings with 21 points and 7 assists in last night’s game.  Erick Aybar had two hits and scored two runs to help San Diego get the win last night.
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Erick Aybar went 3-for-3 and had a nice double play - watch it here. CC Sabathia threw 5 scoreless innings in his 2017 season debut. Willie Cauley-Stein had a double-double in last night’s game, putting up 12 points and 16 rebounds.  
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