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Yunel Escobar
AVG HR RBI
.274 7 31
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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Aug. 8 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Escobar suffered a mild grade 1 right oblique strain Sunday and is expected to miss 2-3 weeks.
Analysis: Escobar is batting .274 with seven homers and 31 RBIs in 89 games. He spent time on the DL earlier this season with a strained left hamstring.
Aug. 7 7:24 AM PT8:24 AM MT9:24 AM CT10:24 AM ET10:24 ET14:24 GMT22:24 7:24 AM MST9:24 AM EST9:54 AM VEN18:24 UAE9:24 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Oakland Athletics 11-10. The homer was his seventh of the season. Escobar scored twice. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar left with a right intercostal strain and was not in the lineup for the second straight game Tuesday against the Orioles.
Aug. 6 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Oakland Athletics 5-0. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
Aug. 5 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 5 with an RBI Friday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 8-6. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar returned after missing two games with a back problem, but the absence didn't cool him off. He's batting .381 with three walks, three RBIs and three runs over his last five games.
Aug. 2 9:22 AM PT10:22 AM MT11:22 AM CT12:22 PM ET12:22 ET16:22 GMT0:22 9:22 AM MST11:22 AM EST11:52 AM VEN20:22 UAE11:22 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .275 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar left in the eighth inning with tightness in his back and wasn't in the lineup Wednesday or Thursday. He returned Friday against the A's.
July 30 4:34 PM PT5:34 PM MT6:34 PM CT7:34 PM ET19:34 ET23:34 GMT7:34 4:34 PM MST6:34 PM EST7:04 PM VEN3:34 UAE (+1)6:34 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 5 with a double and an RBI Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
July 29 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
July 29 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 4 with two doubles and an RBI Friday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2. He ended the game with a .273 batting average.
July 26 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 5 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Cleveland Indians 10-4. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
July 26 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET0:45 ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST12:15 AM VEN8:45 UAE11:45 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 6 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Cleveland Indians 11-7. He ended the game with a .275 batting average.
July 23 6:33 PM PT7:33 PM MT8:33 PM CT9:33 PM ET21:33 ET1:33 GMT9:33 6:33 PM MST8:33 PM EST9:03 PM VEN5:33 UAE (+1)8:33 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar is just 2 for 21 over his last five games.
July 23 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET13:15 ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:45 PM VEN21:15 UAE12:15 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .278 batting average.
Analysis: The third baseman has been going through a rough recent stretch, as he's hitting .171 (7 for 41) over his last 11 games. Escobar also doesn't have good numbers against Boston's scheduled starter for Sunday's finale, having gone 3 for 19 lifetime off Rick Porcello.
July 22 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 5 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-2. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar is batting .189 with one-extra base hit and one walk in his last 10 games and is hitting .233 in 30 career at-bats against David Price, Boston's scheduled starter for Saturday.
July 20 8:26 AM PT9:26 AM MT10:26 AM CT11:26 AM ET11:26 ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST10:56 AM VEN19:26 UAE10:26 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 5 with an RBI Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-0. Escobar scored twice. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Analysis: With Cameron Maybin going on the DL earlier in the day, Escobar was bumped up to the leadoff spot and had a solid day. Potentially hitting ahead of Mike Trout and Albert Pujols for the next two to four weeks - Maybin's expected absence - could make Escobar a much better fantasy option.
July 19 9:50 AM PT10:50 AM MT11:50 AM CT12:50 PM ET12:50 ET16:50 GMT0:50 9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST12:20 PM VEN20:50 UAE11:50 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Washington Nationals 4-3. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
July 16 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET23:52 ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST11:22 PM VEN7:52 UAE (+1)10:52 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
July 16 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET11:39 ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST11:09 AM VEN19:39 UAE10:39 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
July 15 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET15:23 GMT23:23 8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST10:53 AM VEN19:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
July 9 4:23 PM PT5:23 PM MT6:23 PM CT7:23 PM ET19:23 ET23:23 GMT7:23 4:23 PM MST6:23 PM EST6:53 PM VEN3:23 UAE (+1)6:23 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Texas Rangers 3-0. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
Analysis: He is 1 for 13 over a four-game stretch.
July 9 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET12:06 ET16:06 GMT0:06 9:06 AM MST11:06 AM EST11:36 AM VEN20:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Texas Rangers 5-2. The homer was his sixth of the season. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
July 7 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET23:37 ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST11:07 PM VEN7:37 UAE (+1)10:37 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Texas Rangers 10-0. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
July 6 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET10:45 ET14:45 GMT22:45 7:45 AM MST9:45 AM EST10:15 AM VEN18:45 UAE9:45 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar was ejected in the sixth inning, shortly after Los Angeles took a 2-0 lead with a double steal while he was at the plate. Home plate umpire Doug Eddings ejected Escobar after arguing a checked swing during the at-bat. It was Escobar's 13th career ejection and first of 2017.
July 4 5:07 PM PT6:07 PM MT7:07 PM CT8:07 PM ET20:07 ET0:07 GMT8:07 5:07 PM MST7:07 PM EST7:37 PM VEN4:07 UAE (+1)7:07 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 3 for 4 Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Minnesota Twins 5-4. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Analysis: He's 20 for 50 over a 14-game stretch.
July 4 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET0:08 ET4:08 GMT12:08 9:08 PM MST11:08 PM EST11:38 PM VEN8:08 UAE11:08 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 with a double Monday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Minnesota Twins 9-5. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Analysis: He's hit safely in 16 of 19 games.
July 3 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET11:13 ET15:13 GMT23:13 8:13 AM MST10:13 AM EST10:43 AM VEN19:13 UAE10:13 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 with an RBI Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners 5-3. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
July 2 11:13 AM PT12:13 PM MT1:13 PM CT2:13 PM ET14:13 ET18:13 GMT2:13 11:13 AM MST1:13 PM EST1:43 PM VEN22:13 UAE1:13 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0. Escobar scored once. He ended the game with a .289 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar has now hit safely in seven of his last eight games and is batting .440 (11 for 25) during that stretch. He's been a real problem for the Mariners this year, having gone 16 for 33 with seven run scored in eight meetings with Seattle.
July 1 9:34 AM PT10:34 AM MT11:34 AM CT12:34 PM ET12:34 ET16:34 GMT0:34 9:34 AM MST11:34 AM EST12:04 PM VEN20:34 UAE11:34 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 0 for 2 Friday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Seattle Mariners 10-0. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
June 30 10:17 AM PT11:17 AM MT12:17 PM CT1:17 PM ET13:17 ET17:17 GMT1:17 10:17 AM MST12:17 PM EST12:47 PM VEN21:17 UAE12:17 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 1 Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar reached base in all four of his plate appearances, including a hit-by-pitch in the eighth inning when he nearly ignited a benches-clearing brawl even though it brought the tying run to the plate. Escobar has a .400 OBP in June, including .600 in his last six games.
June 29 9:51 AM PT10:51 AM MT11:51 AM CT12:51 PM ET12:51 ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST12:21 PM VEN20:51 UAE11:51 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 1 for 3 Wednesday as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
June 28 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Analysis: It was Escobar's fourth straight two-hit performance and his sixth in seven games. The Angels have two more games with the Dodgers this week, and Escobar has hit .380 in 12 games against them since the start of 2015.
June 27 9:20 AM PT10:20 AM MT11:20 AM CT12:20 PM ET12:20 ET16:20 GMT0:20 9:20 AM MST11:20 AM EST11:50 AM VEN20:20 UAE11:20 AM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with two RBIs Monday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. He ended the game with a .283 batting average.
Analysis: Missing the previous two games for a left thumb sprain didn't cool off Escobar, who is batting .400 with four extra-base hits in his last six games. However, he was caught stealing Monday - the fourth time that's happened in five attempts this year.
June 24 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Escobar is in the Angels' lineup Monday after sitting out two games with a strained left thumb.
Analysis: The Angels hope the short layoff won't affect Escobar's bat, as he's 8 for 21 with four extra-base hits, two RBIs and four runs over his last five games.
June 23 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET22:51 ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST10:21 PM VEN6:51 UAE (+1)9:51 PM CT-Yunel Escobar went 2 for 4 with a double Friday as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Boston Red Sox 9-4. He ended the game with a .280 batting average.
Analysis: Escobar has gone 8 for 21 over his last five games.
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 89 350 43 96 20 1 7 31 29 51 1 4 .274 .333 .397
Career 1434 5315 689 1501 258 12 90 519 509 686 34 32 .282 .350 .386

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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