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Royals release Endy Chavez

Mar 22, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT

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Kansas City released 35-year-old outfielder Endy Chavez, who was trying to win a bench spot after signing a minor-league deal in December.

Chavez had a nice season for the Rangers in 2011, but hit just .203 with a .515 OPS in 64 games for the Orioles last year and was even worse during a brief stint at Triple-A.

This could be the end of the line for Chavez, who managed to carve out an 11-year career and quite a few memorable moments for a guy with a sub-.700 OPS.

  1. ikedavisnose - Mar 22, 2013 at 2:53 PM

    Still the best catch I’ve ever seen

    • carbydrash - Mar 22, 2013 at 2:56 PM

      Would have been more memorable if this hadn’t happened a few innings later:
      [mlbvideo id="19792343" width="400" height="224" /]

      • carbydrash - Mar 22, 2013 at 2:57 PM

        Well, that didn’t work. So here:

    • turdfurgerson68 - Mar 22, 2013 at 6:43 PM

      Agree, 100%.

      And it may upset some fans, but that might be the greatest catch in MLB history…at least the greatest ever caught on film or broadcast.

  2. hughhansen - Mar 22, 2013 at 3:19 PM

    Still love Endy. Godspeed.

  3. multiplemiggs - Mar 22, 2013 at 4:48 PM

    who cares Cardinals fluked that year you homo they still suck. take some more roids and wear a nelly bandaid queer

  4. ironhorseblues - Mar 22, 2013 at 5:36 PM

    @multiplemiggs troll much? or is your hostility due to hemoroidal flare up?…

  5. mmason0071 - Mar 22, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    Could have has a good few years in Seattle if Yuniesky Betancourt hadn’t crushed his knee.

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