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EDUARDO ESCOBAR RUMORS

Escobar hits grand slam as Twins beat Orioles 10-9

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Wieters returned to catching exactly six months after Tommy John surgery and played six innings in the Baltimore Orioles' 10-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. No Minnesota baserunner tried to steal, and Wieters' only hard throw was a wide toss to first on Josmil Perez's roller. Wieters had played six games as a designated hitter. He was hitless...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mauer, Escobar lead Twins to win over Orioles

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each hit run-scoring doubles to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Right-hander Ervin Santana, signed this offseason to a four-year, $55 million contract, made his spring debut with the Twins, pitching two scoreless innings in front of a sellout crowd at refurbished Hammond Stadium. Orioles...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Would Swap SS Eduardo Escobar For Gee, Mets Not Interested

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Twins have interest in Dillon Gee or Bartolo Colon, but the Mets don’t like shortstop Eduardo Escobar who they were looking to swap. Sherman says the Twins will move on and a trade is now unlikely. Escobar batted .275 with 35 doubles, six home runs and 52 runs scored last season for the Twins in 465 plate appearances. He struck out...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar sparks Twins in another surprising win in Detroit

During a season in which the Minnesota Twins have won just 70 games, several players have had career years offensively. Eduardo Escobar is one of them, and he put an exclamation point on his 2014 season. Escobar drove in a career-high six runs on four hits to spark Minnesota's offense as the Twins once again put up a crooked number against Detroit, topping the Tigers 12-3 on Saturday...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Eduardo Escobar, Oswaldo Arcia

Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar injured his right shoulder diving for a ground ball in the fourth inning of Tuesday's game, reports Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Escobar had to leave the game and will undergo an MRI on Wednesday. Meanwhile, outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is expected to miss a couple more days, but should be able to return by Friday after tweaking his back in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Right in the ding-ding! Twins’ Eduardo Escobar fouls ball off his gonads (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar probably was not having a ball after a ball hit him in the balls during Monday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. During the top of the 2nd inning, Escobar fouled an R.A. Dickey offering into the dirt. The ball caromed straight up […] The post Right in the ding-ding! Twins’ Eduardo Escobar...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins monthly recap: May

Throughout the season, we'll take a look back at the month that was for the Minnesota Twins. Today marks the second installment after the Twins continued to hang around the .500 mark through May. May record: 13-16 Player of the month: INF Eduardo Escobar, .322 average, 13 doubles, 5 RBI After shortstop Pedro Florimon was demoted to Triple-A Rochester, Escobar started to get more...
Via Fox Sports North
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar a hit for Twins with newfound opportunity

Twins infielder Eduardo Escobar isn't quite an everyday player, but he's closer to being one now than he was just a month ago. When Minnesota optioned shortstop Pedro Florimon to Triple-A Rochester as Florimon struggled offensively, that opened a door for Escobar to get more playing time -- and he's reaping the benefits at the plate. While he's moved around the field quite a bit...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar's homer in 10th gives Twins 1-0 win

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar homered leading off the 10th inning against Cleveland closer John Axford, giving the Minnesota Twins a 1-0 win over the Indians on Monday night. Escobar, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the seventh, connected on a 1-0 pitch from Axford (0-3), driving it over the wall in right for his first homer since June 20 and fourth of his career in 344 at-bats...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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