• by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Angels recall 1B/OF Efren Navarro from Triple-A

    The Angels have recalled outfielder/first baseman Efren Navarro prior to Wednesday's game against the A's. Navarro will be with the Angels for the fifth time this season, as he has been going back-and-forth to Triple-A Salt Lake. Overall, Navarro has played 37 games for the Angels in 2015. He has hit .260 with four doubles and five RBI.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Angels option OF Daniel Robertson; DFA 1B Efren Navarro

    The Angels kept busy on Wednesday, as they optioned outfielder Daniel Robertson to Triple-A Salt Lake and designated first baseman Efren Navarro for assignment, per MLB.com. The moves were made in order to make room on the roster for the incoming David DeJesus and David Murphy, both of which were acquired via trades earlier this week. Navarro hit .260 with five RBI in 77 at-bats with the Angels this season. Robertson was hitting .346 with nine hits over his last eight games before being demoted.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Angels to call up 1B Efren Navarro; option 3B Kyle Kubitza

    The Angels promoted first baseman Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake and then optioned third baseman Kyle Kubitza on Tuesday, according to MLB.com. Navarro hit .260 with five RBI and nine runs scored in 77 at-bats this season with Los Angeles. Kubitza was promoted to Los Angeles on July 23.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Angels option Efren Navarro to Triple-A after Thursday's game

    Angels infielder Efren Navarro was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake following Thursday's 7-2 loss to the Mariners. Navarro appeared in 36 games this season for Los Angeles, batting .263 with four doubles, five RBI, nine runs, five walks and 14 strikeouts.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Angels' Efren Navarro ties season high with three hits, two RBI

    Angels first baseman/outfielder Efren Navarro tied a season high with three hits -- all singles -- during a 13-3 loss Tuesday against the Astros. He also had one run and two RBI, which also tied a season high. Navarro is batting .333 (12 for 36) with two doubles, five RBI, three runs and five strikeouts in his last 11 games (nine starts).

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Angels' Efren Navarro starting as leadoff hitter on Friday

    For just the fifth time this season, someone not named Aybar or Calhoun is batting leadoff for the Angels. Efren Navarro, starting in left field, is slotted in the leadoff spot for Friday's matchup with the A's. Navarro has been swinging the bat well since his most recent call-up at the end of May. In the 10 games since (six starts), Navarro is slashing .348/.423/.391. This is just the second time in his career that he's starting as the leadoff hitter. Kole Calhoun will bat second, while Erick Aybar hits sixth on Friday.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Angels' Chris Iannetta and Efren Navarro starting Thursday

    Angels catcher Chris Iannetta is in the lineup for Thursday night's game against the Rays. Iannetta gets the start over Carlos Perez and will bat eighth. Iannetta is only hitting .169 this season. Outfielder Efren Navarro is getting the start in left field with Matt Joyce assuming designated hitter duties.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Angels recall INF/OF Efren Navarro on Saturday

    The Angels recalled infielder/outfielder Efren Navarro on Saturday. Navarro is in the starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Tigers, playing first base and batting eighth. This will be Navarro's third stint with the Angels this season. He has four hits in 19 at-bats through his first 12 games with the big league club. Pitcher Vinnie Pestano was optioned to Triple-A to make room on the 25-man roster, according to the Orange County Register.

  • by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

    Angels call up P Ryan Mattheus, send down INF Efren Navarro

    The Angels have selected the contract of pitcher Ryan Mattheus from Triple-A Salt Lake and, to make room, have sent down infielder Efren Navarro, the team has announced. In 11 relief appearances for Salt Lake, Mattheus went 0-1 with one save with a 2.84 ERA. Navarro hit .211 (4 for 19) with one double for the Angels this season.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Angels DH Matt Joyce returns to starting lineup Thursday vs. Astros

    Angels slugger Matt Joyce is back in the starting lineup for Thursday's contest against the Astros. Joyce was out of the lineup each of the last two games, but returns as the designated hitter and will hit cleanup in the batting order. Despite hitting a home run on Monday, Joyce is batting just .156 with seven strikeouts in his last 10 games. His 2 for 4 with two doubles and two RBI lifetime against Astros' starter Collin McHugh. Efren Navarro gets the start in left field while Collin Cowgill is on the bench after starting the last two games for manager Mike Scioscia.