Escobar is out of the lineup Sunday against the Astros. The Angels will give Escobar a day off for the Sunday matinee, with Cliff Pennington entering the lineup in his stead. Escobar has put together a seven-game hitting streak, going 10-for-30 (.333 average) with a homer and six runs scored in that span.
Escobar is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Blue Jays. The veteran gets the day off against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on Friday. Jefry Marte is set to take over at the hot corner Friday, but Escobar figures to rejoin the lineup for Saturday's tilt.
Escobar went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Rangers Escobar broke the ice with a leadoff homer in the bottom of the first -- one of Angels long balls surrendered by Colby Lewis. The home run was his fourth of the season but first since April 27, ending a streak of 92 games without one. Although he hasn't provided much in the power department, Escobar has still been one of the better-hitting shortstops in fantasy with his .321/.374/.407 slash line.
Escobar (wrist) is back atop the Angels' lineup Friday against the Rangers, the Los Angeles Times' Pedro Moura reports. He rested for five days after injuring his wrist, but he'll return for the start of this weekend's series against the Rangers. Escobar's .320 average is his highest mark since he hit .326 during his rookie season with the Braves.
Escobar (wrist) is out of the lineup Wednesday against the A's, the Orange County Register's Jeff Fletcher reports. He will miss his fourth game in a row Wednesday and with the team off Thursday, he will have five days of rest under his belt heading into the weekend series. Jefry Marte will start at third base and hit cleanup Wednesday.