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  1. Elvis Andrus gets day off, season reviewed

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There was a good crowd of reporters around shortstop Elvis Andrus' locker Tuesday night. He came out of a hitters' meeting and his name not being in the lineup created a stir. Interim manager Tim Bogar said there's nothing wro...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  2. Andrelton Simmons still amazing on D

    Mark Simon

    Cue up the Ozzie Smith and Omar Vizquel comparisons one more time for Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Simmons made one of the best defensive plays by an infielder this season, throwing out Travis d'Arnaud at first base from deep in the...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  3. Tuesday afternoon reading list

    David Schoenfield

    Some stuff to check out as you take a break from watching the World Cup ... Remember the great throw by Yoenis Cespedes a couple weeks ago? The next day, I wrote about some of history's great throws. Eric Lang of The Hardball Times examined the...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. Omar Vizquel inducted into Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame

    Omar Vizquel was inducted into the Cleveland Indians' Hall of Fame before Saturday night's game against Detroit in front of a sellout crowd.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2014
  5. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees passes Luis Aparicio for No. 2 al...

    Andrew Marchand

    Derek Jeter has now played in more games at shortstop than anyone in Major League history, except for Omar Vizquel.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  6. Jeter to tie Aparicio in SS games played

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- When Derek Jeter next plays shortstop, he will tie Luis Aparicio for the second-most games in major league history. Jeter will then have played 2,583 career games at the position. He will not catch Omar Vizquel, who appeared in 2,709 g...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  7. Poll of the day: Chipper, Omar, Beltran

    David Schoenfield

    Happy birthday to Chipper Jones, Omar Vizquel and the still-active Carlos Beltran. Today's question: How many of those three should make the Hall of Fame? OK, Chipper is an obvious Hall of Famer, Vizquel and Beltran less so. Some quick numbe...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  8. Tigers picking 'who' and 'I don't know' at SS

    Christina Kahrl

    With apologies to Abbott and Costello, it might seem as if that's where the Tigers are at shortstop after they cut loose Alex Gonzalez. Faster than you can say Chris Pittaro, Gonzalez has gone from Opening Day hero -- having plated the game winner on...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  9. A comeback for Vizquel?

    Jayson Stark

    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- What kind of spring has it been for the Tigers? This ought to sum it up. When we asked their manager, Brad Ausmus, Saturday morning if he'd given any thought to an Omar Vizquel comeback, Ausmus actually uttered these ...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  10. Better hands: Iglesias or Vizquel?

    Jayson Stark

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- If ever a man was born to coach Jose Iglesias, it was Omar Vizquel. If ever a young shortstop was born to be coached by Omar Vizquel, it was Jose Iglesias. And now here they are, together in the spring training camp of the Detro...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  11. Omar Vizquel, Wally Joyner added to Detroit Tigers' coaching staf...

    Former All-Stars Omar Vizquel and Wally Joyner will be part of new Detroit manager Brad Ausmus' coaching staff with the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  12. Jose Iglesias versus Omar Vizquel

    David Schoenfield

    Jonah Keri breaks down the three-way Jake Peavy deal here and Keith Law breaks it down here if you're an ESPN Insider. Jose Iglesias moves to Detroit in the trade and everyone knows Iglesias isn't anything near the .330 hitter he's been for the Re...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  13. Omar Vizquel joins Los Angeles Angels as infield instructor, acco...

    Infielder Omar Vizquel, who retired this past season after a 24-year career, is the Los Angeles Angels' new roving infield instructor, reported.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  14. Yearbook, Oct. 22: The Snow Globe Series

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 22, 1997: Fifteen years ago, the World Series was played in a pair of cities that hardly could have been more different, weather-wise. And 15 years ago today, that was made (near-)freezingly apparent, as Game 4 between the Florida Marlins and Cl...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  15. Omar Vizquel finishes career in No. 13

    Paul Lukas

    Omar Vizquel, whose storied 24-year career came to an end yesterday, wore No. 13 for most of his time in the big leagues. The only exceptions were at the very beginning of his career with the Mariners, when he briefly wore No. 42; his 2010 and '11 se...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  16. Brandon Morrow strikes out 11; Omar Vizquel wraps up career

    Brandon Morrow struck out a season-high 11, Omar Vizquel wrapped up his 24-year career and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 03, 2012