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Eduardo Escobar
AVG HR RBI
.236 6 37
Team: MinnesotaHt / Wt: 5-10 / 185 NFBC ADP: 352.90
Position: SSBorn: 1/5/1989 Birthplace: Villa de Cura, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: Undrafted by White Sox (2006)


Latest News
Aug. 26 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET22:56 ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST10:26 PM VEN6:56 UAE (+1)9:56 PM CT-Escobar had his second straight two-hit game and scored twice Friday.
Analysis: He's 7 for 16 with three walks over his last five games.
Aug. 25 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Escobar had two hits and drove in a run Thursday.
Analysis: He's batting .333 in his last eight games.
July 31 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET0:33 ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST12:03 AM VEN8:33 UAE11:33 PM CT-Escobar hit a two-out, three-run homer in the eighth off Matt Albers to put the Twins up 5-4 on Saturday, but they lost 6-5 in 10.
Analysis: With three hits, Escobar is 6 for 14 in the last three games.
July 4 4:54 PM PT5:54 PM MT6:54 PM CT7:54 PM ET19:54 ET23:54 GMT7:54 4:54 PM MST6:54 PM EST7:24 PM VEN3:54 UAE (+1)6:54 PM CT-Escobar missed his second straight game Monday with a sore hamstring that will likely keep him out until Thursday, though he is expected to avoid the DL.
Analysis: Escobar is in a 1-for-18 slump after going 11 for 25 in his seven previous games.
July 2 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Escobar left Saturday's game against Texas after two innings due to a strained left hamstring.
Analysis: The shortstop, who's just 1 for 18 over his last five games, will likely remain out until Thursday.
June 23 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET1:27 ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST12:57 AM VEN9:27 UAE12:27 AM CT-Escobar stayed hot with two hits, including a key two-run triple in Wednesday's comeback win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: The shortstop is on a five-game hitting streak in which he's 9 for 17 with two homers, two triples and eight RBIs.
May 25 1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET16:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST3:55 PM VEN0:25 UAE (+1)3:25 PM CT-Escobar had three hits Tuesday.
Analysis: Escobar is 5 for 8 in the series.
May 7 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET15:31 ET19:31 GMT3:31 12:31 PM MST2:31 PM EST3:01 PM VEN23:31 UAE2:31 PM CT-The Minnesota Twins have placed Escobar on the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: The shortstop has a strained groin. Infielder Jorge Polanco was recalled from Rochester to take the place of Escobar, who was injured in Friday's loss to the Chicago White Sox.
May 1 10:33 AM PT11:33 AM MT12:33 PM CT1:33 PM ET13:33 ET17:33 GMT1:33 10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST1:03 PM VEN21:33 UAE12:33 PM CT-Escobar went 3 for 4 on Saturday.
Analysis: Escobar owns a paltry .616 OPS for the woeful Twins and is not a quality fantasy option.

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