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5 Yunel Escobar 3B

Washington Nationals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
56%44%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1622.31514251
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014TB13747633123739436011.324.340.258
2015WAS421622551214142112.374.395.315

Player Updates

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Nationals 3B Yunel Escobar a steady presence at the plate
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Yunel Escobar continues to be an offensive force for the Nationals. On Tuesday, Escobar went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored as the Nationals walked off on the Yankees 8-6. Escobar actually scored the game-winning run on Ryan Zimmerman's two-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning.

Escobar is on fire at the plate. Over his last 10 games, he's hitting .405 (17 for 42) with a double and five RBI, and he's riding a modest four-game hitting streak.

With just two home runs on the season, Escobar hasn't provided the type of power usually seen from a third baseman. Regardless, he's been a bit of a revelation in the Nation's Capital, and is entrenched at the hot corner for manager Matt Williams. 

"I just like the way we're going about it," Williams said, per MLB.com. "Their energy, they are playing well, they feel like they are in the game, they battle back. So, I like that."

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Nationals' Yunel Escobar goes 5 for 5 for second time in a week
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar went 5 for 5 in Monday night's 11-1 win over the Diamondbacks. 

All five of Escobar's hits were single, with one of them driving in a run. This is the second time Escobar has gone 5 for 5 in the past week. He also pulled this feat off on May 4 against the Marlins. 

"It was nice to see him get back in there today," manager Matt Williams said. "He feels good. That's all I care about. Regardless of how many hits he gets, he feels good."

The outing has Escobar batting .410 this month. He's now riding a streak of five games in a row with at least one hit. 

For the season, Escobar's slash line is now .342/.388/.423. 

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Nationals CF Dernard Span, 3B Yunel Escobar in Monday's lineup
by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

Center fielder Denard Span will return to the Nationals' starting lineup Monday while Yunel Escobar is also in the lineup after exiting Sunday's game early.

Span sat out Sunday's win against the Braves and Escobar left after three innings with a stomach bug.

Span began the season on the disabled list (core muscle) and since his April 19th return has played in 20 of the Nats' 25 games, hitting .284 with seven doubles.

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Nationals' Yunel Escobar left game due to stomach bug
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Nationals manager Matt Williams said after Sunday's 5-4 win over the Braves that third baseman Yunel Escobar was removed due to a stomach bug.

There was some speculation that Escobar could have injured himself during a check-swing, but it appears the infielder is only dealing with an illness. He went 1 for 2 with a run Sunday and has hit .311/.362/.396 with two home runs and 10 RBI in 106 at-bats.

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Nationals 3B Yunel Escobar exits Sunday's game
by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar has left Sunday's game against the Braves after three innings with an undisclosed issue, reports MASNsports.com. 

Some reports indicated he injured himself during a check swing.

Danny Espinosa has moved from second base to third and Dan Uggla has entered the game, hitting in Escobar's spot, and is now playing second. 

Escobar was 1 for 2 with a run scored in the game.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Third Basemen 11 11 64.66
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Chi. Cubs610 .375 .167 .167
vs Hamels (Career)2230 .182.321.136
vs LHP38121 .350 .447 .316
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
5/19NYY3120120
5/20NYY3000010
5/22PHI4010000
5/23PHI4010000
5/24PHI4110000
5/25@CHC4000000
5/26@CHC2010011
Two Week Schedule
MAY /JUNE
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24
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W4-1
25
@CHC
W2-1
26
@CHC
L2-3
27
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8:05 pm
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28
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@Cin
7:10 pm
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30
@Cin
4:10 pm
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31
@Cin
1:10 pm
Tickets
1
Tor
7:05 pm
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2
Tor
7:05 pm
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Tor
7:05 pm
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CHC
7:05 pm
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CHC
7:05 pm
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CHC
12:05 pm
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2007ATL9431954104528274453 .385 .451 .326
2008ATL136514711481060596225 .366 .401 .288
2009ATL141528891581476576254 .377 .436 .299
2010ATL-TOR13549760127435565762 .337 .318 .256
2011TOR133513771491148617033 .369 .413 .290
2012TOR14555858141951357051 .300 .344 .253
2013TB15350861130956577344 .332 .366 .256
2014TB13747633123739436011 .324 .340 .258
2015WAS421622551214142112 .374 .395 .315
Total 111640755281131714074095193225 .348 .381 .278
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2007ATL2B2120802849310 .963
2007ATL3B221952202844 .923
2007ATLSS533617659113422 .977
2008ATLSS1261256051933961678 .974
2009ATLSS1391386131914091383 .979
2010ATL-TORSS13413364520442318110 .972
2011TORSS1321315391823431473 .974
2012TORSS14314068324043112100 .982
2013TBSS153149610208395788 .989
2014TBSS1361344511682671650 .965
2014TBOF1000000 ---
2015WAS3B424272175416 .986
Total  10901067452615102908108624 .976
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2007ATL25014422516
2008ATL242206275424
2009ATL2622302710321
2010ATL-TOR190158095118
2011TOR243212556114
2012TOR221192474121
2013TB271186463219
2014TB180162244315
2015WAS516410206
Total 19010155422474416144
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013TB51938020100 .421 .526 .421
Total 51938020100 .421 .526 .421
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005 A-Rome481983062133419143002 .358 .470 .313
2005 R-Danville83091221285400 .472 .733 .400
2006 AA-Mississippi12142855113214245597779 .361 .346 .264
2007AAA-Richmond461802060103229142773 .379 .456 .333
2010AAA-Gwinnett Braves131200001100 .750 .667 .667
2014AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab27210001--100 .143 .143 .143
Total 226846117250461110102931401414 .365 .411 .296
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/215
Birthdate:
11/2/1982
Age:
32
Hometown:
Havana, Cuba
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Washington Nationals
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
9
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