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Eduardo Escobar
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Team: MinnesotaHt / Wt: 5-10 / 185 NFBC ADP: 510.10
Position: SSBorn: 1/5/1989 Birthplace: Villa de Cura, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: Undrafted by White Sox (2006)

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Sep. 27 8:22 AM PT9:22 AM MT10:22 AM CT11:22 AM ET11:22 ET15:22 GMT23:22 8:22 AM MST10:22 AM EST10:52 AM VEN19:22 UAE10:22 AM CT-Escobar was 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs in Saturday's win over Detroit.
Analysis: The infielder has quietly been a solid fantasy option in the second half. Since Aug. 18, Escobar is hitting.328 with eight homers and 24 RBIs in 34 games.
Sep. 7 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Escobar homered and knocked in two runs during Sunday's loss at Houston.
Analysis: After homering 13 times in his first 1,004 major league at-bats, Escobar has five in 55 at-bats over a 15-game span. He's hitting .364 with 17 runs scored during the unforeseen power surge.
Sep. 2 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Escobar went 3 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Escobar has been one of the Twins' hottest hitters of late, as he's batting .391 (18 of 46) with four homers, nine RBIs and 15 runs scored over his last 12 games.
Aug. 28 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Escobar finished 2 for 4 with a solo homer and two runs scored Thursday at Tampa Bay.
Analysis: The usually light-hitting infielder had two homers on Wednesday and has four over his last six games. He's gone 10 for 25 with nine runs scored and seven RBIs during the power surge.
Aug. 21 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Escobar went 3 for 5 with a solo homer and drove in two runs in a 15-2 rout of Baltimore on Thursday.
Analysis: Escobar is 6 for 13 with three extra-base hits in his last three games. He was 2 for 17 in his previous eight.
July 3 1:43 PM PT2:43 PM MT3:43 PM CT4:43 PM ET16:43 ET20:43 GMT4:43 1:43 PM MST3:43 PM EST4:13 PM VEN0:43 UAE (+1)3:43 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 3 with a triple and a sac bunt on Thursday.
Analysis: Escobar is hitting .409 in his last eight games.
May 7 1:13 PM PT2:13 PM MT3:13 PM CT4:13 PM ET16:13 ET20:13 GMT4:13 1:13 PM MST3:13 PM EST3:43 PM VEN0:13 UAE (+1)3:13 PM CT-Escobar was 3 for 4 with a home run, double and five RBIs in Wednesday's win over Oakland.
Analysis: His average is at a season-high .225 and he has pair of three-hit efforts in his last three games, so things could be going in the right direction.
May 5 2:39 PM PT3:39 PM MT4:39 PM CT5:39 PM ET17:39 ET21:39 GMT5:39 2:39 PM MST4:39 PM EST5:09 PM VEN1:39 UAE (+1)4:39 PM CT-Escobar went 3 for 4 with two doubles in Monday's 8-7 win over Oakland.
Analysis: Escobar had been batting .167 in 19 games entering the contest.
Apr. 10 11:56 AM PT12:56 PM MT1:56 PM CT2:56 PM ET14:56 ET18:56 GMT2:56 11:56 AM MST1:56 PM EST2:26 PM VEN22:56 UAE1:56 PM CT-Escobar was in the lineup against the Chicago White Sox after his fiancee gave birth to a boy - the couple's first child - Friday morning.
Analysis: Manager Paul Molitor says Escobar was planning to head to Minnesota after the game and be back in uniform Sunday.

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