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Rays notes: SS Yunel Escobar welcomed back into lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays welcomed back Yunel Escobar on Friday, marking the end to the shortstop's absence since he was placed on the disabled list July 1 (retroactive to June 25) with a sore right shoulder. To make room for Escobar, reliever Jake McGee was placed on the paternity list after the birth of his daughter, Rowen Beth, on Thursday. Escobar, 31, appeared...
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar, Wil Myers, David DeJesus

The Tampa Bay Rays enter a weekend series against the Toronto Blue Jays with a record of 42-52, fourth in the American League East. The Rays are struggling offensively and are just 23rd in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Help for the offense could be on the way over the next several weeks, as Yunel Escobar, Wil Myers and David DeJesus are all progressing in their rehabs. In...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar will start rehab assignment Monday.

The Tampa Bay Rays entered Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers with a record of 40-50, fourth place in the American League West. The Rays have struggled offensively, just 20th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Injuries have hurt the Rays, who have seven players currently on the disabled list. There is some good news on the injury front, as shortstop Yunel Escobar will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays place SS Escobar on 15-day DL

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon announced after Monday’s victory against the New York Yankees that shortstop Yunel Escobar will go on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his right shoulder. Escobar, who sustained the injury June 24 while making a throw to first base in the eighth inning of a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, participated in batting practice before Monday’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar placed on DL

The Tampa Bay Rays have finally had to place shortstop Yunel Escobar on the disabled list after the right shoulder issue he has been battling for several days failed to subside. The news was tweeted by Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times on Monday night:#Rays put Escobar on DL— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 1, 2014Topkin said that the Rays would announce a replacement for Escobar...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar, Jeremy Hellickson

The Tampa Bay Rays have two injured players that will affect their season once they come back. One is shortstop Yunel Escobar and the other is starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson.#450345280 / gettyimages.comYunel EscobarThe 31-year-old left the game back on June 23 with a sore right shoulder. Click here for news on his injury. The Rays have waited for him to say when he is ready...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yunel Escobar stolen base triggers Rays-Red Sox fight (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A bench-clearing fight between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox during Sunday's game at Tropicana Field was triggered by the Red Sox getting upset with Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar stealing third base with a 5-run lead.It happened in the seventh inning with the Rays holding an 8-3 lead with two outs and Escobar at second base. The Red...
Via Holdout Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Three players ejected during Rays-Red Sox brawl

The intensity in Sunday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field reached its apex in the seventh inning when the benches emptied and three players were ejected. It all started when Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar stole third base while no one was covering it. He then started shouting at the Red Sox dugout and pointed his finger in the same direction...
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays upset over slur

The Toronto Blue Jays released a statement on Monday condemning the use of a homophobic slur that was written on Yunel Escobar's eye black over the weekend. 

September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar sported some rather inappropriate eye black against the Red Sox

Toronto shortstop Yunel Escobar played Saturday’s game against the Red Sox with a homophobic slur written on his eye black.  As you can see in the above photo, the 29-year-old Escobar has the words “Tu ere maricon” on his eye black, which roughly translates in English to “You are a f*ggot.”  Whether or not Escobar was the victim of a rather tasteless prank, or if he...
Via The Last Angry Fan
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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