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EDUARDO ESCOBAR RUMORS

Escobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBIs and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Escobar Goes Bat Launcher

((HT: MLB.com))The Twins Eduardo Escobar didn't have enough pine tar on his bat, obviously...Your browser does not support iframes.Hopefully, he will have learned from this lesson today and apply more the next time
Via Online Sports Guys
June 28, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar's home run lifts Twins to extra-innings win in Cleveland

Infielder Eduardo Escobar doesn’t get cheated on a swing. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Escobar — listed at 5-10 — hits home runs as far as anyone during batting practice. So Eduardo, are you the most powerful man on the team? “Every now and then,” he said before laughing. Escobar provided some diminutive dynamite Monday, belting the game-winning home run in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 06, 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

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...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
April 25, 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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