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2014 Avg.
.192
 
Career Avg.
.276
Name  Erick Aybar
Born  1/14/1984
Height  5-10
Weight  180
Number  2
Position  SS
Bats  S
Throws  R
4/6/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has batted .476 in his career against Houston starter Scott Feldman.
Insight: Aybar is 10-for-21 with two doubles and two triples off Feldman. He's hitting .222 in 2014.
 
8/15/2013 12:29:00 PM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar is back in the lineup Thursday afternoon against the Yankees, according to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com.
Insight: Aybar left Tuesday's game with a left leg cramp and missed Wednesday's contest. The shortstop has had his best month of the season in August, hitting .310 with a .777 OPS in 12 games.
 
8/13/2013 8:59:00 PM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar left Tuesday's game against New York with a left calf cramp after getting spiked by Jayson Nix. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: Aybar is day-to-day. The shortstop has had his best month of the season in August, hitting .325 with an .813 OPS in 11 games prior to Tuesday.
 
8/11/2013 10:10:00 AM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has started out 13-for-34 (.382) in August, but he doesn't have any success against Indians starter Justin Masterson.
Insight: Aybar is 2-for-13 (.154) with four strikeouts against Masterson. It's safe to sit him Sunday.
 
7/28/2013 1:00:00 PM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar isn't known for his hitting (.385 career slugging percentage) but he swings the bat very well versus A's starter Jarrod Parker.
Insight: Aybar is hitting a mindboggling .615 in 13 trips to the plate against the Oakland righthander. Ignore the fact that he's hitless in his last two games and slot him into your lineup.
 
Hot6/29/2013 9:46:00 PM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar picked up a pair of singles and two RBI Saturday at Houston.
Insight: It was Aybar's fifth multi-hit effort and fourth two-RBI game in his last six games. He has raised his average from .270 to .285 in that timeframe.
 
6/18/2013 10:46:00 AM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has struggled against Mariners starter Jeremy Bonderman.
Insight: Aybar is 3-for-14 with seven strikeouts against the right-hander, who has returned to the majors this season for the first time since 2010 and gone 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP over 18 2/3 innings.
 
Hot6/4/2013 9:56:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar is 9-for-18 (.500) with a 1.304 OPS versus Cubs starter Scott Feldman.
Insight: Aybar has produced three two-hit games in his last four contests to raise his average to .268. Add in a favorable matchup and he's a viable fantasy option for Tuesday.
 
5/14/2013 11:31:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia said shortstop Erick Aybar would be back Tuesday, but fantasy owners should hold off installing him back in lineups one more day.
Insight: Aybar is 2-for-21 (.095) against Tuesday's starter Jeremy Guthrie.
 
5/13/2013 7:41:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar won't be on the field Monday against Kansas City.
Insight: He's battling a sore hamstring. Brendan Harris (.260, 3 HR, 6 RBI) will get the start in his place.
 
5/13/2013 11:16:00 AM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar (hamstring) is questionable for Monday's game against Kansas City.
Insight: Aybar (.273, 0 HR, 2 RBI) left last Thursday's game with a right hamstring injury. The team will test the hamstring in the pre-game warmup before making a final determination.
 
5/10/2013 7:42:00 PM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar (hamstring) isn't expected to go on the DL, according to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com.
Insight: Aybar left Thursday's game with a right hamstring injury. He's day-to-day and is likely to sit out a few games.
 
5/10/2013 9:29:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar, who left Thursday's game with tightness in his right hamstring, is doubtful for Friday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Insight: Aybar was playing in his ninth game since returning from a heel injury. It appears the injury won't force him on the disabled list, but could cost him a couple of days. Brendan Harris should handle shortstop duties and he went 2-for-3 with a home run on Thursday night.
 
5/9/2013 9:59:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar left Thursday's game with tightness in his right hamstring, according to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com.
Insight: Aybar was playing in his ninth game since returning from a heel injury. He went 0-for-3 Thursday, snapping an 11-game hitting streak.
 
4/30/2013 5:00:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar (heel) has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: Aybar hasn't played since April 9 due to a bruised left heel. he was hitting .321 at the time. he might take over the leadoff spot for Peter Bourjos, who was placed on the disabled list Tuesday morning.
 
4/24/2013 7:02:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar (heel) will begin playing in extended spring training games Thursday and could be activated from the DL this weekend. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: Aybar hasn't played since April 9 due to a bruised left heel. Andrew Romine and Brendan Harris have been splitting time at shortstop in Aybar's absence.
 
4/23/2013 8:47:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar (heel) will not make his return to action Thursday. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: Aybar was hoping to return when he is first eligible but he'll play some extended spring training games first. Andrew Romine (.077, 0 HR, 1 RBI) and Brendan Harris (.308, 1 HR, 4 RBI) have been splitting time at shortstop in Aybar's absence.
 
4/22/2013 8:56:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar is expected to make his return from a heel injury Thursday against Seattle. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: That will be the first day he is eligible to come off the disabled list. Andrew Romine (.077, 0 HR, 1 RBI) and Brendan Harris (.308, 1 HR, 4 RBI) have been splitting time at shortstop in Aybar's absence.
 
4/13/2013 8:32:00 PM
Description: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has officially been placed on the DL with a bruised heel.
Insight: He'll be eligible to return on April 25th. Aybar had been hitting .321 at the time of his injury.
 
4/11/2013 10:34:00 AM
Description: According to MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez, X-rays on Los Angeles shortstop Erick Aybar's left heel didn't show any structural damage.
Insight: That's a good sign for fantasy owners. Aybar (.321 in seven games) will carry the day-to-day distinction for now though the Angels are hopeful he'll be able to avoid a stint on the disabled list. Brendan Harris and Andrew Romine should see roughly equal playing time at shortstop while Aybar is out.