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Yunel Escobar
AVG HR RBI
.280 5 21
Team: LA AngelsHt / Wt: 6-2 / 215 NFBC ADP: 453.74
Position: 3BBorn: 11/2/1982 Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 2nd Round by Braves (2005)


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June 23 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET11:15 ET15:15 GMT23:15 8:15 AM MST10:15 AM EST10:45 AM VEN19:15 UAE10:15 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the New York Yankees 10-5. Escobar scored twice. He ended the game with a .276 batting average.
Analysis: The third baseman went through a bit of a slump last week but has bounced back with three two-hit outings in his past four games. Escobar is 6 for 17 with three extra-base hits and four runs scored during that stretch.
June 22 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET11:29 ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST10:59 AM VEN19:29 UAE10:29 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the New York Yankees 8-4. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
June 21 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 5 with a triple and an RBI Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the New York Yankees 8-3. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
Analysis: It was his second straight two-hit game.
June 18 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET22:16 ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST9:46 PM VEN6:16 UAE (+1)9:16 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with a double Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Kansas City Royals 7-3. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
June 18 9:59 AM PT10:59 AM MT11:59 AM CT12:59 PM ET12:59 ET16:59 GMT0:59 9:59 AM MST11:59 AM EST12:29 PM VEN20:59 UAE11:59 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Kansas City Royals 9-0. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
June 17 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Kansas City Royals 3-1. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
June 16 12:16 PM PT1:16 PM MT2:16 PM CT3:16 PM ET15:16 ET19:16 GMT3:16 12:16 PM MST2:16 PM EST2:46 PM VEN23:16 UAE2:16 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 with an RBI Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Kansas City Royals 7-2. He ended the game with a .275 batting average.
June 15 10:07 AM PT11:07 AM MT12:07 PM CT1:07 PM ET13:07 ET17:07 GMT1:07 10:07 AM MST12:07 PM EST12:37 PM VEN21:07 UAE12:07 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the New York Yankees 7-5. He ended the game with a .276 batting average.
June 14 8:19 AM PT9:19 AM MT10:19 AM CT11:19 AM ET11:19 ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST10:49 AM VEN19:19 UAE10:19 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 5 with a double Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 3-2. He ended the game with a .276 batting average.
June 13 8:24 AM PT9:24 AM MT10:24 AM CT11:24 AM ET11:24 ET15:24 GMT23:24 8:24 AM MST10:24 AM EST10:54 AM VEN19:24 UAE10:24 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 with a double Monday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the New York Yankees 5-3. He ended the game with a .278 batting average.
June 10 5:09 PM PT6:09 PM MT7:09 PM CT8:09 PM ET20:09 ET0:09 GMT8:09 5:09 PM MST7:09 PM EST7:39 PM VEN4:09 UAE (+1)7:09 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Houston Astros 3-1. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
June 10 9:44 AM PT10:44 AM MT11:44 AM CT12:44 PM ET12:44 ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST12:14 PM VEN20:44 UAE11:44 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI Friday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Houston Astros 9-4. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
Analysis: It was the first RBI in 10 games for Escobar, who was recently moved into the cleanup spot. He does, however, have a .424 OBP in eight games this month.
June 8 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-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 11-4. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
June 7 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET22:52 ET2:52 GMT10:52 7:52 PM MST9:52 PM EST10:22 PM VEN6:52 UAE (+1)9:52 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Detroit Tigers 4-0. He ended the game with a .278 batting average.
June 6 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET23:29 ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST10:59 PM VEN7:29 UAE (+1)10:29 PM CT-Escobar went 1 for 3 with a double Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
Analysis: He is 8 for 19 in five games since coming off the DL.
June 5 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET10:40 ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST10:10 AM VEN18:40 UAE9:40 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Minnesota Twins 3-2. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
June 4 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
June 3 10:22 AM PT11:22 AM MT12:22 PM CT1:22 PM ET13:22 ET17:22 GMT1:22 10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST12:52 PM VEN21:22 UAE12:22 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with a double Friday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Minnesota Twins 11-5. Escobar added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar, who recorded his first steal of the season, has had two hits in both games he's played since a DL stint for a strained hamstring.
June 2 8:51 AM PT9:51 AM MT10:51 AM CT11:51 AM ET11:51 ET15:51 GMT23:51 8:51 AM MST10:51 AM EST11:21 AM VEN19:51 UAE10:51 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Minnesota Twins 4-2. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list and hit fourth. However, he's 0 for 10 lifetime off Friday's starter Kyle Gibson.
May 15 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 (strained left hamstring) was activated Thursday and is in the lineup against the Twins.
Analysis: Escobar was placed on the DL on May 15 after an MRI showed a Grade 1 strain. He is batting .266 with five homers and 17 RBIs in 38 games.
May 14 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Detroit Tigers 4-3. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
May 13 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
May 12 6:58 AM PT7:58 AM MT8:58 AM CT9:58 AM ET9:58 ET13:58 GMT21:58 6:58 AM MST8:58 AM EST9:28 AM VEN17:58 UAE8:58 AM CT-Escobar went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Detroit Tigers 7-1. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
Analysis: He's batting .367 with 10 RBIs in his last 11 games.
May 10 5:43 PM PT6:43 PM MT7:43 PM CT8:43 PM ET20:43 ET0:43 GMT8:43 5:43 PM MST7:43 PM EST8:13 PM VEN4:43 UAE (+1)7:43 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Oakland Athletics 3-1. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .259 batting average.
May 10 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET15:46 ET19:46 GMT3:46 12:46 PM MST2:46 PM EST3:16 PM VEN23:46 UAE2:46 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 5 with a home run and four RBIs Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Oakland Athletics 7-3. The homer was his fifth of the season. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar is 12 for 32 with three homers and eight RBIs in his last seven games.
May 9 7:09 AM PT8:09 AM MT9:09 AM CT10:09 AM ET10:09 ET14:09 GMT22:09 7:09 AM MST9:09 AM EST9:39 AM VEN18:09 UAE9:09 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 5 Monday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Oakland Athletics 3-2. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
May 7 5:33 PM PT6:33 PM MT7:33 PM CT8:33 PM ET20:33 ET0:33 GMT8:33 5:33 PM MST7:33 PM EST8:03 PM VEN4:33 UAE (+1)7:33 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with two home runs and two RBIs Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Houston Astros 5-3. The homers were his third and fourth of the season. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar doubled his homer total for the entire season in his second career multi-homer game, his first since 2014. He's 13 for 32 (.405) in his last seven games.
May 7 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 2-1. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
May 6 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 5 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Houston Astros 7-6. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
May 5 9:44 AM PT10:44 AM MT11:44 AM CT12:44 PM ET12:44 ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST12:14 PM VEN20:44 UAE11:44 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 4 for 5 Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Seattle Mariners 11-3. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar struggled for much of April but is back swinging a hot bat, having gone 9 for 20 with three RBIs over his past four games. The Angels' leadoff hitter batted just .116 (8 for 69) over a 17-game stretch prior to this surge.
May 4 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET11:38 ET15:38 GMT23:38 8:38 AM MST10:38 AM EST11:08 AM VEN19:38 UAE10:38 AM CT-Escobar went 2 for 5 with a double and two RBIs Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Seattle Mariners 8-7. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
Analysis: Though Escobar has struggled at the plate to start the season, he is 5 for 15 in the last three.
May 3 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 5 Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4. He ended the game with a .232 batting average.
Apr. 30 6:17 PM PT7:17 PM MT8:17 PM CT9:17 PM ET21:17 ET1:17 GMT9:17 6:17 PM MST8:17 PM EST8:47 PM VEN5:17 UAE (+1)8:17 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Texas Rangers 5-2. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
Apr. 29 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET23:38 ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST11:08 PM VEN7:38 UAE (+1)10:38 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Texas Rangers 6-3. He ended the game with a .225 batting average.
Apr. 29 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-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Texas Rangers 6-3. The homer was his second of the season. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar's ninth career leadoff homer was a 438-foot blast, but it was also just his third hit in his last eight games.
Apr. 28 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 with a double Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
Apr. 20 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET11:46 ET15:46 GMT23:46 8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST11:16 AM VEN19:46 UAE10:46 AM CT-Escobar went 2 for 4 with an RBI in Wednesday's loss at Houston.
Analysis: The Angels' leadoff hitter started the season red-hot, then went through a 1-for-23 slump before bouncing back to go 4 for 8 over his last two games. It's all added up to a .313 average and .371 on-base percentage, so Escobar is providing some impact for his owners.
Apr. 12 7:28 AM PT8:28 AM MT9:28 AM CT10:28 AM ET10:28 ET14:28 GMT22:28 7:28 AM MST9:28 AM EST9:58 AM VEN18:28 UAE9:28 AM CT-Escobar had three hits Tuesday.
Analysis: Escobar is sizzling, recording three three-hit games in the last four and going 15 for 33 with nine runs scored on the young season.
Apr. 9 8:18 AM PT9:18 AM MT10:18 AM CT11:18 AM ET11:18 ET15:18 GMT23:18 8:18 AM MST10:18 AM EST10:48 AM VEN19:18 UAE10:18 AM CT-Escobar went 3 for 4 for a second straight night to help the Angels defeat Seattle on Saturday. The third baseman and leadoff hitter ended a triple shy of the cycle and scored three runs.
Analysis: Escobar is getting it done so far out of the leadoff spot, producing a .417 average and a .462 on-base percentage through the season's first six games and scoring seven runs over the last four. He's the AL's current leader in that latter category.
Apr. 8 11:17 AM PT12:17 PM MT1:17 PM CT2:17 PM ET14:17 ET18:17 GMT2:17 11:17 AM MST1:17 PM EST1:47 PM VEN22:17 UAE1:17 PM CT-Escobar had three hits and scored two runs Friday.
Analysis: The Angels' leadoff man is batting .350 and has four runs in the last three games.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Atl 94 319 54 104 25 0 5 28 27 44 5 3 .326 .385 .451
2008 Atl 136 514 71 148 24 2 10 60 59 62 2 5 .288 .366 .401
2009 Atl 141 528 89 158 26 2 14 76 57 62 5 4 .299 .377 .436
2010 Atl 75 261 28 62 12 0 0 19 37 31 5 1 .238 .334 .284
2010 Tor 60 236 32 65 7 0 4 16 19 26 1 1 .275 .340 .356
2010 Tot 135 497 60 127 19 0 4 35 56 57 6 2 .256 .337 .318
2011 Tor 133 513 77 149 24 3 11 48 61 70 3 3 .290 .369 .413
2012 Tor 145 558 58 141 22 1 9 51 35 70 5 1 .253 .300 .344
2013 TB 153 508 61 130 27 1 9 56 57 73 4 4 .256 .332 .366
2014 TB 137 476 33 123 18 0 7 39 43 60 1 1 .258 .324 .340
2015 Was 139 535 75 168 25 1 9 56 45 70 2 2 .314 .375 .415
2016 LAA 132 517 68 157 28 1 5 39 40 67 0 3 .304 .355 .391
2017 LAA 58 236 30 66 15 1 5 21 18 34 1 3 .280 .331 .415
Career 1403 5201 676 1471 253 12 88 509 498 669 34 31 .283 .350 .387

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 TB Total 5 19 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .421 .421 .526
    WC 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
    LDS 4 15 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .467 .467 .600
Career 5 19 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .421 .421 .526


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