EDUARDO ESCOBAR NEWS

Twins agree to deals with 4 arbitration-eligible players

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year contracts with infielders Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez, right-hander Casey Fien and lefty Tommy Milone, averting salary arbitration. Escobar will earn $2.15 million, Nunez will make $1,475,000 million, Fien will get $2,275,000 million and Milone will earn $4.5 million in 2016. As an arbitration rookie, Escobar...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins, Malone agree to one-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS -- Left-hander Tommy Milone and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, a deal that avoids salary arbitration. The 28-year-old was 9-5 with a 3.92 ERA last year in 23 starts and one relief appearance. He made $2,775,000. Twins remaining in arbitration include right-handers Kevin Jepsen and Casey Fien; shortstop Eduardo Escobar; infielder...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tommy Milone, Twins agree to $4.5 million, 1-year contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Left-hander Tommy Milone and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, a deal that avoids salary arbitration. The 28-year-old was 9-5 with a 3.92 ERA last year in 23 starts and one relief appearance. He made $2,775,000. Twins remaining in arbitration include right-handers Kevin Jepsen and Casey Fien; shortstop Eduardo Escobar; infielder...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Milone, five other Twins file for arbitration

Six members of the Minnesota Twins filed for salary arbitration ahead of Tuesday's deadline. Coming up on Friday, players and clubs will exchange figures and see if a deal can be struck - and if not, they'll head to arbitration. Among the Twins that filed are the following players: relievers Kevin Jepsen and Casey Fien, infielders Eduardo Escobar, Trevor Plouffe and Eduardo Nunez...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals eliminate Twins from wild-card contention with 5-1 win

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins were eliminated from the AL wild-card race Saturday, getting stifled by Yordano Ventura for seven innings in a 5-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Ventura (13-8) carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning and struck out 11 to win his third straight decision for Kansas City (94-67), which momentarily pulled ahead of Toronto (93-67) for home-field...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurred by Duffey, Twins tame Tigers, 6-2

DETROIT -- Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night. The Twins blew a late lead Friday and, with Houston winning Saturday, remained 1 1/2 games shy of the second wild-card spot. Tigers general manager Al Avila announced before the game that Brad Ausmus will return...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins shake off Tigers to remain in wild-card race

DETROIT (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night. The Twins blew a late lead Friday and, with Houston winning Saturday, remained 1 1/2 games short of the second wild-card spot. Tigers general manager Al Avila announced before the game that Brad Ausmus...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Escobar homers, drives in 3 to lead Twins over Tigers 6-2

DETROIT (AP) Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night. The Twins blew a late lead Friday and, with Houston winning Saturday, remained 1 1/2 games short of the second wild-card spot. Tigers general manager Al Avila announced before the game that Brad Ausmus will...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins shake off Tigers to remain in wild-card race

DETROIT (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night. The Twins blew a late lead Friday and, with Houston winning Saturday, remained 1 1/2 games short of the second wild-card spot. Tigers general manager Al Avila announced before the game that Brad Ausmus...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Best of FanGraphs: September 21-25, 2015

Each week, we publish north of 100 posts on our various blogs. With this post, we hope to highlight 10 to 15 of them. You can read more on it here. The links below are color coded — green for FanGraphs, brown for RotoGraphs, dark red for The Hardball Times, orange for TechGraphs and blue for Community Research. MONDAYCraig Counsell on Decisions and Collaboration, by David Laurila...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

9/22 Recap: Bad Calls and Falling Dreams: Indians Fall Further Behind.

 Player of the Game Jeff Manship did a terrific job of escaping a bases loaded jam in the 7th. After the first three batters reached, he retired the final three to keep the Indians in the game with the opportunity to win it in the eighth and ninth. Feathers Up Yan Gomes continues to swing a hot bat as he added two hits including a double to dead center field in the ninth. Milestone...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Duffey strikes out seven, Twins open series with win over Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in two runs and Tyler Duffey struck out seven while pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Duffey (3-1) gave up one run on seven hits and walked two in 6 1/3 innings, and Joe Mauer went 3 for 5, extending his streak of games reaching base to 34 for the...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins topple sloppy Tigers, 7-1, in series opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in two runs and Tyler Duffey struck out seven while pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Duffey (3-1) gave up one run on seven hits and walked two in 6 1-3 innings, and Joe Mauer went 3 for 5, extending his streak of games reaching base to 34 for...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins hit Tigers hard early, cruise to 7-1 victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in two runs and Tyler Duffey struck out seven while pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Duffey (3-1) gave up one run on seven hits and walked two in 6 1-3 innings, and Joe Mauer went 3 for 5, extending his streak of games reaching base to 34 for the...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins topple sloppy Tigers, 7-1, in series opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in two runs and Tyler Duffey struck out seven while pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Duffey (3-1) gave up one run on seven hits and walked two in 6 1-3 innings, and Joe Mauer went 3 for 5, extending his streak of games reaching base to 34 for...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Eduardo Escobar, Twins relievers biggest reasons for recent success

There have been many reasons for the Minnesota Twins' success this season. As the team prepares to host the Detroit Tigers, two of them stand out recently. First, Eduardo Escobar has taken hold of the shortstop job. No, make that he's owning it. In fact, over the last two months, there has been no better offensive shortstop in all of baseball. His OPS of .944 since Aug. 1 is the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Eduardo Escobar, Twins relievers biggest reasons for recent success

There have been many reasons for the Minnesota Twins' success this season. As the team prepares to host the Detroit Tigers, two of them stand out recently. First, Eduardo Escobar has taken hold of the shortstop job. No, make that he's owning it. In fact, over the last two months, there has been no better offensive shortstop in all of baseball. His OPS of .944 since Aug. 1 is the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Milone goes 7 innings, picks up 6-2 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Tommy Milone pitched so poorly in April that the Minnesota Twins sent him to the minors in May. Milone is pitching confidently in September, helping keep the Twins in the playoff hunt. Milone pitched seven effective innings and Eduardo Escobar reached base four times and drove in three runs as the Twins beat the struggling Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Visiting Twins crown Royals, 6-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tommy Milone pitched seven effective innings and Eduardo Escobar reached base four times and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins beat the struggling Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night. The Royals have been outscored 31-9 in dropping four straight, matching their longest losing streak of the season. Milone (8-4) held the Royals to six hits and two runs...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Visiting Twins crown Royals, 6-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tommy Milone pitched seven effective innings and Eduardo Escobar reached base four times and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins beat the struggling Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night. The Royals have been outscored 31-9 in dropping four straight, matching their longest losing streak of the season. Milone (8-4) held the Royals to six hits and two runs...
Via Fox Sports North
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eduardo Escobar stars in Twins' 6-2 win over Royals

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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays bullpen helps end Twins' six-game winning streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays ended Minnesota's six-game winning streak, beating the Twins 5-4 on Thursday night. The loss dropped the Twins a half-game behind Texas for the second AL wild-card spot. Gomes (2-4) got an inning-ending double play with two on in the fifth during...
Via Fox Sports North
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Escobar hits 2 homers, Twins beat Rays for 6th straight win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Eduardo Escobar homered twice and Joe Mauer had a tiebreaking RBI single as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Wednesday night for the Twins' sixth consecutive win. Minnesota has its longest winning streak away from home since a six-game stretch Aug. 14-26, 2007. The Twins are 6-3 entering the final game of a 10-game trip Thursday night. Escobar hit solo...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Escobar's power surge fuels Twins win over Rays, 5-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Eduardo Escobar homered twice and Joe Mauer had a tiebreaking RBI single as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday night for the Twins' sixth consecutive win. Minnesota has its longest winning streak away from home since a six-game stretch Aug. 14-26, 2007. The Twins are 6-3 entering the final game of a 10-game trip Thursday night. Escobar hit...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays done in by Eduardo Escobar, streaking Twins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar homered twice and Joe Mauer had a tiebreaking RBI single as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Wednesday night for the Twins' sixth consecutive win. Minnesota has its longest winning streak away from home since a six-game stretch Aug. 14-26, 2007. The Twins are 6-3 entering the final game of a 10-game trip Thursday night. Escobar hit...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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