Chris Archer, Yunel Escobar give Rays win against Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Chris Archer pitched six scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays added to their slim wild-card lead by beating the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Friday night. The Rays hold the second wild-card spot with four teams still in striking range. They nudged their edge to 1 games over Cleveland, due to a loss by New York that pushed the Yankees to two games back. Baltimore...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Escobar, fellow Twins September call-ups out to prove themselves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Escobar was understandably disappointed when the Minnesota Twins optioned him to Triple-A Rochester in mid-July. But the reality was that there just weren't enough at-bats for Escobar in the majors. So instead of sulk, Escobar performed. In 43 regular-season games, the utility infielder helped spark Rochester to a playoff berth by batting .307 with four...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins send Chris Parmelee, Oswaldo Arcia and Eduardo Escobar to Triple A

The Minnesota Twins started the All-Star break by shaking up their roster. Following Sunday's win, the Twins announced they optioned Chris Parmelee, Oswaldo Arcia and Eduardo Escobar to Triple-A Rochester. They will also call up catcheroutfielder Chris Herrmann and select the contract of utility infielder Doug Bernier. The third and final corresponding roster move has yet to...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins 6, Brewers 5(14)

Pinch-hitter Eduardo Escobar hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 14th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Jean Segura went 6 for 7 - all singles - to raise his batting average to an NL-leading .366 but Milwaukee lost for the fourth straight time and 20th in 25 games. It was only the third time a Brewers player had...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Tuesday: Gardenhire tweaks Minnesota's lineup

The Minnesota Twins are rolling out a unique lineup Tuesday, already their 13th different batting order of the young season. Infielder Eduardo Escobar is in the leadoff spot for Tuesday's game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. The Twins used Aaron Hicks in the leadoff spot for the first week and a half before slotting Brian Dozier into that spot. Dozier had been...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Escobar showing his versatility in first full season with the Twins

MINNEAPOLIS Infielder. Outfielder. Emergency catcher. Drummer. Yes, Eduardo Escobar is comfortable playing nearly any position for the Minnesota Twins and even has enough versatility to show off his musical talents in the clubhouse. The 24-year-old Escobar is in his first full season with the Twins after being traded by the White Sox last year. In 12 games with Minnesota this year...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins 3, Tigers 2

Eduardo Escobar's two-run double with one out in the ninth inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. After Joaquin Benoit issued a leadoff walk to Trevor Plouffe, reliever Phil Coke took over. Coke got the first out, but Brian Dozier's single advanced pinch-runner Jamey Carroll to third. Then Escobar drove the first pitch Coke...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins' Escobar beats former team in debut with new team

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...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins recall Perdomo, Escobar from Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins announced a pair of September call-ups on Tuesday as the team will recall right-hander Luis Perdomo and infielder Eduardo Escobar from Triple-A Rochester. Both players will be in uniform for Tuesdays game in Chicago against the White Sox. Additionally, Red Wings manager Gene Glynn will also join Minnesota for the remainder of the season as an additional coach...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

White Sox 1, Brewers 0(10)

Pinch hitter Eduardo Escobar lined an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Chicago White made it an adventuresome afternoon, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 Sunday. The win moved the White Sox past Cleveland into the AL Central lead. Chicago also announced it had acquired All-Star infielder Kevin Youkilis and cash from Boston in a trade for infielder Brent Lillibridge and right...
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June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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