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Royals SS Alcides Escobar Makes Incredible Over-The-Shoulder Juggling Catch

We’re not even halfway through the month of April, but Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar has already made what will likely be one of the best catches we’ll see in the 2014 MLB season. Watch Escobar make a ridiculous over-the-shoulder, juggling grab to rob the Tampa Bay Rays’ Ryan Hanigan of a hit on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium: Next Impulse Sports
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alcides Escobar makes ridiculous no-look catch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Alcides Escobar made a ridiculous no-look catch on Wednesday that really showed off his glove and defensive instincts. Ryan Hanigan was up with one on and nobody out in the top of the second of a 0-0 game between the Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays, and he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante hurt as Escobar, Vargas lead Royals over Rays 4-2

The collision of a baseball and the human head invokes an instantaneous horror, the sort of fear that caused Royals manager Ned Yost to break into sweat in 60-degree weather. The worry coursed through the Royals dugout in an instant, a reaction catalyzed by the impact of an 89-mph fastball and the left side of second baseman Omar Infante’s jaw. Infante fell to the dirt in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vargas, Escobar lead Royals to 4-2 win over Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas took a shutout into the ninth inning, Alcides Escobar hit a three-run double and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 Monday night in a game that included two significant injuries. Rays starter Matt Moore (0-2) came out in the fifth inning with a sore left elbow. The All-Star lefty grimaced after throwing a pitch to Norichika Aoki and...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Escobar has 3 hits, leads Royals over Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Alcides Escobar went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 Saturday. Joakim Soria was told before the game he would be Texas' closer. He gave up his first run of spring training in the eighth. Escobar hit a bases-clearing double in the Royals' five-run second inning...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' middle infield is halfway there: Escobar returns and looks good

ESKY LOOKS FINE: The best news to develop Saturday was the return of shortstop Alcides Escobar, who has been bothered this spring by shoulder inflammation that recently required a cortisone shot. Escobar was back in the lineup against the Rangers and looked sharp. Defensively, Escobar fielded all three chances with solid throws. And he made an excellent play deep in the hole, planted...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals take cautious approach with Alcides Escobar’s sore shoulder

Alcides Escobar rose from his seat on a bucket behind home plate and trotted toward his position at shortstop. As his teammates took batting practice, he bent to scoop grounders swatted at him by Royals instructor Jason Kendall. Instead of throwing, Escobar deposited the balls in a neat pile near his feet. The Royals opted for a more cautious tack with Escobar, who is recovering...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Alcides Escobar gets cortisone shot in shoulder

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar has been dealing with inflammation in his right shoulder for most of the spring. Time is of the essence, as manager Ned Yost would like him ready for Opening Day.By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAndy McCullough of The Kansas City Star reported the latest development via Twitter:Alcides Escobar received a cortisone shot for his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals fan runs onto field, brilliantly avoids cop while stealing rosin bag (Video)

A Kansas City Royals fan ran onto the field at Kauffman Stadium during Thursday night's game and made a brilliant move to avoid a cop while stealing the rosin bag at the pitcher's mound before finally being tackled and handcuffed. It happened in the bottom of the eighth inning as Angels pitcher Michael Kohn was preparing to deliver an 0-2 pitch to Royals batter Alcides...
Via Holdout Sports
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Escobar continues to be a benefactor for this struggling Royals team.

Alcides Escobar continues to show up that maybe, just maybe, Kevin Seitzer knows what he's doing. Over the past few weeks it seems like there's been a tug of war match between Escobar and future hall-of-famer Derel Jeter for top batting average among short stops. At the moment there is a stalemate between the two, both being at .311, however Alcides is in the top...
Via Crown Crazed
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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