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Alcides Escobar
AVG HR RBI
.281 2 35
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-1 / 185 NFBC ADP: 175.71
Position: SSBorn: 12/16/1986 Birthplace: La Sabana, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Brewers (2003)


Latest News
July 13 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET16:55 ET20:55 GMT4:55 1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST4:25 PM VEN0:55 UAE (+1)3:55 PM CT-Escobar heads into the All-Star break with a 10-game hit streak after going 1 for 5 in an 11-10 win over Toronto on Sunday.
Analysis: Escobar is batting .405 (17 for 42) during his streak.
July 9 1:47 PM PT2:47 PM MT3:47 PM CT4:47 PM ET16:47 ET20:47 GMT4:47 1:47 PM MST3:47 PM EST4:17 PM VEN0:47 UAE (+1)3:47 PM CT-Escobar was 4 for 5 in Wednesday's win over Tampa Bay.
Analysis: The shortstop had four hits in a doubleheader the previous day and is 12 for 24 in his last six.
July 8 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET16:39 ET20:39 GMT4:39 1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST4:09 PM VEN0:39 UAE (+1)3:39 PM CT-Escobar had a big day Tuesday, going 4 for 8 with three RBIs in Kansas City's double-header home sweep of Tampa Bay.
Analysis: He's been swinging a hot stick, going 8 for 19 over his last five games.
June 29 5:24 PM PT6:24 PM MT7:24 PM CT8:24 PM ET20:24 ET0:24 GMT8:24 5:24 PM MST7:24 PM EST7:54 PM VEN4:24 UAE (+1)7:24 PM CT-Escobar has been scratched from the Royals game against the Houston Astros with a finger injury.
Analysis: Escobar left the game on Sunday after suffering the injury, but was originally in Monday's lineup. He was scratched about an hour before game time. He was replaced at shortstop by Christian Colon.
June 25 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Escobar had three hits and drove in a run in an 8-2 win over Seattle on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Escobar, now batting .285, is 18 for 41 (.439) with 10 RBIs in his last 10 games.
June 23 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST4:41 PM VEN1:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Escobar was 3 for 4 on Monday.
Analysis: Escobar is enjoying a sizzling eight games, going 14 for 32.
June 21 10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 4 with an RBI on Saturday.
Analysis: Escobar is 11 for 25 during a six-game hit streak as he starts to prove why he is leading the All-Star vote.
June 19 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-Escobar was 3 for 4 with his 11th double Thursday versus Milwaukee.
Analysis: Escobar is 8 for 18 during his last four games.
June 11 8:53 AM PT9:53 AM MT10:53 AM CT11:53 AM ET11:53 ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST11:23 AM VEN19:53 UAE10:53 AM CT-Escobar was 2 for 5 with two runs on Wednesday.
Analysis: Escobar went 3 for 14 in the series and is batting .216 in June.
May 30 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST3:50 PM VEN0:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Escobar jacked one out of Wrigley Field on Friday.
Analysis: Escobar his his second dinger and is 5 for 10 in his last two games.
Apr. 29 5:02 PM PT6:02 PM MT7:02 PM CT8:02 PM ET20:02 ET0:02 GMT8:02 5:02 PM MST7:02 PM EST7:32 PM VEN4:02 UAE (+1)7:02 PM CT-The Royals placed left-hander Jason Vargas on the disabled list and reinstated Escobar from the seven-day concussion list.
Analysis: Escobar, who did not miss a game last season, was struck in the face by a pitch on April 29.
Apr. 17 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET22:20 ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST9:50 PM VEN6:20 UAE (+1)9:20 PM CT-Escobar was helped off the field without putting weight on his left leg Friday night after Oakland's Brett Lawrie slid into him in a play at second base.
Analysis: The Royals said Escobar had a sprained knee along with bruising, and would be day to day. He was replaced by Christian Colon in the lineup.
Apr. 16 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Escobar had three hits in Wednesday's loss in Minnesota.
Analysis: While the Royals cooled down with their first loss, their shortstop did not. He's hitting .412 this season and has a 17-game hitting streak dating to last season.
Apr. 14 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET17:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)4:08 PM CT-Escobar had two hits and knocked in two runs in Monday's 12-3 win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Escobar has hit safely in all seven games this season. He's batting .367 with three doubles and five RBIs.
Apr. 9 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Escobar hooked up his fantasy owners Wednesday.
Analysis: Escobar is 5 for 9 and looks unstoppable.
Apr. 7 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET18:30 ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST6:00 PM VEN2:30 UAE (+1)5:30 PM CT-Escobar started the new season off strong.
Analysis: Escobar scored three runs and had two hits in Monday's rout of Chicago.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 Mil 9 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2009 Mil 38 125 20 38 3 1 1 11 4 18 4 2 .304 .333 .368
2010 Mil 145 506 57 119 14 10 4 41 36 70 10 4 .235 .288 .326
2011 KC 158 548 69 139 21 8 4 46 25 73 26 9 .254 .290 .343
2012 KC 155 605 68 177 30 7 5 52 27 100 35 5 .293 .331 .390
2013 KC 158 607 57 142 20 4 4 52 19 84 22 0 .234 .259 .300
2014 KC 162 579 74 165 34 5 3 50 23 83 31 6 .285 .317 .377
2015 KC 90 377 53 106 17 2 2 35 18 44 7 4 .281 .320 .353
Career 915 3351 400 888 139 37 23 287 152 473 135 30 .265 .302 .349

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 KC Total 15 65 8 19 5 0 1 5 1 11 1 1 .292 .303 .415
    LDS 3 14 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .214 .214 .286
    LCS 4 18 3 5 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 .278 .316 .500
    WC 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .500 .500
    WS 7 29 3 9 3 0 0 2 0 5 0 1 .310 .310 .414
Career 15 65 8 19 5 0 1 5 1 11 1 1 .292 .303 .415


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