Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 7/14/13

Boy it sure seems like the Rays have to deal with some kind of injured player every other week. This time, Yunel Escobar appears to be the latest one. In the eighth inning of Sunday’s win over the Houston Astros, Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was pulled from the game when he came up limping after, favoring his hamstring, after running out a grounder. Good news is Escobar did leave the field without any noticeable issues. Another thing in his favor — as well as the team’s — is they are heading into the All-Star break so he can rest the slight strain as manager Joe Maddon described it.. So, to tie you over through the break, in his honor, we have included a video (below) of Yunel Escobar and his crazy pre-game high-five ritual.

PLAYERS: Yuniel Escobar
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
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