Talking Chop "Erick Aybar hasn't exactly endeared himself to Braves fans with his play this year. He has been among the worst offensive and defensive players in the league, but it was hard to not feel for the guy last night. With an awful first couple of months to the season firmly in his rear view mirror..." May 28
ESPN "Erick Aybar's tough 2016 season didn't get any better Thursday. According to The Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Atlanta Braves shortstop was taken to a doctor after a chicken bone got stuck in his throat at lunch. Aybar was sedated and had the bone removed." May 19
Cards haven't called braves yet on aybar. Ruben tejada would be far less costly in terms of player return.
Hardball Talk "The Cardinals are expected to be without shortstop Jhonny Peralta for two to three months as the veteran as a torn ligament in his thumb. While they have a potential in-house replacement in Aledmys Diaz, the Cardinals could also look elsewhere for a stopgap. One potential fit: Erick Aybar. The..." March 10