Yunel Escobar could be making his way back to the Angels as early as next week, manager Mike Scioscia said Saturday. The veteran infielder has been out since suffering a concussion when he fouled a pitch off his face on Aug. 19 against the Yankees.
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Manager Mike Scioscia updated the injury status of third baseman Yunel Escobar and reliever Cory Rasmus prior to the Angels' series finale against the Blue Jays on Thursday.
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have put third baseman Yunel Escobar on the seven-day concussion list, a day after he fouled a bunt off his face. The Angels made the move Saturday night before playing the New York Yankees. They brought up one of their top prospects, infielder Kaleb Cowart, from Triple-A. The Angels also designated second baseman Johnny Giavotella...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Albert Pujols drove in two runs, Yunel Escobar had three hits and scored twice, and the Los Angeles Angels held off a late rally and beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Thursday night. Mike Trout also scored twice as the Angels earned a split of the four-game series with just their second win in 14 games. Pujols reached 95 RBIs with a two-run double in the eighth...
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Major leaguers often are ejected from baseball games for things they say to umpires. That kind of stuff happens all the time. What took place Sunday in Baltimore, however, might have been the first case of a player being tossed over something he drew. After a controversial check-swing call on Orioles first baseman Chris Davis during the seventh inning, Los Angeles Angels third baseman...
Los Angeles Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar was ejected during his team’s loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, and he had no interest in discussing what happened after the game. It was a very unique ejection, to say the least. Home plate umpire Tim Timmons ruled that Orioles slugger Chris Davis checked his swing on a 1-1 count in the bottom of the seventh. Escobar disagreed...
It’s not every day that you see a MLB player ejected for something he did with his foot. That was the case in Sunday’s Angels-Orioles game, when home plate umpire Tim Timmons showed he’s not going to stand for trolling, even if it’s not blatant. Timmons punched Yunel Escobar out, saying he went around on a check swing for strike three, which the Angels veteran didn’t agree...
Some may say ejections are an art form in baseball, but usually the best ejections come after a manager goes off in creative fashion. Sometimes, though a player gets creative too, and on Sunday, Angels infielder Yunel Escobar did just that. Following a called third strike on a check swing, Escobar was not pleased and he let the umpires know his displeasure in a rather unique way...
Yunel Escobar's third ejection of the season definitely wasn't the most conventional.The Los Angeles Angels infielder was tossed in the seventh inning by home plate umpire Tim Timmons for drawing what appeared to be a plate in the infield dirt. Escobar apparently wasn't pleased with a check-swing call earlier in the game and showed his displeasure using his artistic skills.Escobar...
Yunel Escobar has found a home through at least 2016. On Saturday, the Tampa Bay Rays announced a two-year contract extension for the shortstop covering 2015 and 2016 with a one-year club option for 2017. The extension is worth a guaranteed $13 million and replaces the 2015 club option. "Having this infield together is a big reason we did it," Escobar told reporters through an interpreter...
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