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
Hardball Talk "Trade chatter began to intensify last night regarding Andrelton Simmons and the Braves have already found a match, as Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that the Gold Glove shortstop has been traded to the Angels. Per Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Braves will receive shortstop Erick..." November 13
Aybar is among those headed to Braves in Simmons deal, according to source... @JesseSanchezMLB first to report Simmons to Angels
Angels SS Erick Aybar left the game with left hamstring tightness.
No surprise. No Aybar. Sore hamstring from last night https://t.co/RM60Ra7Zrf
MLB Trade Rumors "Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has switched his representation and is now a client of Roc Nation Sports, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports (Twitter link). Juan Perez will serve as Aybar’s agent, Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal reports (via Twitter). Aybar had..." March 23
CBS Sports "Angels shortstop Erick Aybar as been named to the AL All-Star Team has an injury replacement for Royals left fielder Alex Gordon, MLB announced. Gordon is dealing with a wrist issue. Aybar, 30, is heading to the Midsummer Classic for the first time in his nine-year career. He is hitting..." July 10
Los Angeles Times "Erick Aybar drove in four runs and the Angels rallied from a late four-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 Tuesday night. Aybar hit a two-run double against closer Fernando Rodney (5-4) in the ninth inning to cap the comeback. "With a pitcher like Fernando you don't want to think too..." August 28
Source: #Angels’ Vargas Aybar on revocable trade waivers. Waivers expire Wednesday. Vargas potential FA Aybar signed through 2016. 1/2
Cards made it clear to Angels they have no interest in Martinez or Wacha in an Aybar deal...can't blame Angels for asking
CBS Sports "The Cardinals with the best record in baseball don't have many holes on their roster. But one spot they could definitely upgrade is shortstop where Pete Kozma has been the starter since Rafael Furcal went down with an injury this spring. After talking to the White Sox about Alexei Ramirez and..." July 31
MLB.com "The Angels are unlikely to part ways with shortstop Erick Aybar an industry source told MLB.com late Tuesday night but second baseman Howie Kendrick remains in play. The Angels and Cardinals engaged in brief talks for Aybar as Jim Bowden of ESPN first reported but it was the Cardinals that..." July 31
Angels&Cards have discussed a deal that would send either Carlos Martinez or Mike Wacha & Peter Kozma to LAA for Aybar (Cards reluctant)
#Angels SS Erick Aybar will not be ready when he's eligible to come off the DL Thurs. Maybe early next wk after some ext spring gms
#Angels SS ran wind sprints and took BP today for first time since injured left heel. He remains hopeful of being activated Thursday.
Sosh said Aybar is feeling "much better." X-rays on his left heel were negative. Completely different vibe from pregame.
Aybar, as expected, is out of the lineup. Harris at SS, Callaspo batting second and Pujols is at DH, with Trumbo at 1B. #Angels