Latest Jonathan Villar News

Angels get Dylan Bundy from O's for 4 pitchers

Dec. 4, 2019 8:35 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired right-hander Dylan Bundy from the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday in a trade for four minor league pitchers. The 27-year-old Bundy has been a durable starter with a nasty slider for the past four seasons with the Orioles, who chose him with the fourth...

In wake of 2 deals, Marlins seek further upgrade for offense

Dec. 3, 2019 3:44 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins will seek to add further pop to their lineup this offseason after acquiring slugging first baseman Jesús Aguilar and the versatile Jonathan Villar, who will be used primarily at third base and in the outfield. “We improved our offense, but we had a long way to...

Treinen, Sanchez, Russell, Sánchez become free agents

Dec. 3, 2019 4:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Stars Blake Treinen, Aaron Sanchez and Addison Russell were among 56 players who became free agents along with current Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sánchez when their teams declined to offer 2020 contracts Monday rather than make them eligible for salary arbitration....

Marlins acquire infielders Jonathan Villar and Jesús Aguilar

Dec. 3, 2019 12:27 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The perennially thrifty Miami Marlins opened their purse strings Monday and added some speed and power to an offense that ranked last in the National League in runs and homers this year. Miami acquired infielder Jonathan Villar from the Baltimore Orioles for minor league left-hander Easton...

Orioles cut payroll, trade Villar and likely $10M salary

Dec. 2, 2019 10:56 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The rebuilding Baltimore Orioles further slashed their slim salary payroll by trading infielder Jonathan Villar to Miami on Monday for minor league pitcher Easton Lucas. Villar played in all 162 games this year and led the Orioles with 176 hits, five triples and 40 stolen bases. “He...