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YUNIEL ESCOBAR RUMORS

Escobar riles up Toronto crowd, Rays beat Blue Jays in extras

  Yunel Escobar riled up the crowd with an exaggerated display after a home run in the eighth inning and Sean Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday. A frequent target of boos in Toronto after being suspended by the Blue Jays for writing an anti-gay slur on his eye-black in 2012, Escobar homered off the facing...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Escobar's agent: Tampa is a great fit for Yunel, Oakland may not be

Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar's claim on revocable waivers by Oakland has raised some concern in the Escobar camp, which apparently prefers he stay in Tampa Bay where he felt he had finally found a home. "I am very concerned with Yunel having been selected on waivers by Oakland," Escobar's agent, Alex Esteban, told CBSSports.com on Sunday night. "While I believe...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 11, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Should MLB Suspend Blue Jays Yunel Escobar After Gay Slur Written On Eye Black?

MLB is looking into Yunel Escobar of the Toronto Blue Jays after seeing what he had written on his eye black prior to a game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Escobar wrote a gay slur on his eye black in Spanish, and the league is now deciding what to do about this despicable act. Escobar wrote “Tu Ere Maricon” in silver on his eye black. It is as clear as...
Via hardballchat.com
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB investigating Yunel Escobar for homophobic ‘you are a ********* eye black

MLB is investigating Yunel Escobar after it was revealed that the Blue Jays shortstop wore eye black with a homophobic message written on them during Saturday’s game. Escobar, who was born in Cuba, had the words “Tu ere maricon” written on his eye black for Saturday’s game against the Red Sox. “Tu ere maricon” is Spanish for “you are a ******.” Maricon is a commonly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss
NO PLACE

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. 

Via NESN.com
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 thought...
Via The Last Angry Fan
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar sports homophobic slur on face

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, who typically writes messages via eye black on his face, was sporting a homophoic Spanish word that’s a derogatory term for a homsexual. During Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Escobar wrote “Tu ere”  under his eyes. However he misspelled the middle word. It is supposed to be spelled “eres,” Spanish-language sentence...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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