Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/5/12
Infielder Eduardo Escobar wasn't thrilled to be traded to the Minnesota Twins. In fact, when Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura told him in July he was part of a deadline deal for Francisco Liriano, Escobar said Tuesday, "I felt so sad and started crying. "I didn't know what was going to happen next." Escobar went 2-for-4 with a walk and three RBI in his Twins debut Tuesday, an 18-9 victory against his old team at U.S. Cellular Field. Using new teammate Alexi Casilla as his interpreter, Escobar met Twins beat reporters before the game after being officially recalled by his new club. "This is a little hard because I played all my career with the White Sox and I appreciate a lot the opportunity they gave me to play in the big leagues," he said. "But I appreciate being here, too; they've given me another opportunity here." At the time of the trade, Escobar, 23, had played 36 games with the White Sox, hitting .207 with three RBI. The Twins sent him straight to Class AAA R...
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