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5 Eduardo Escobar SS

Minnesota Twins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
9%6%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
4105.27329471
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014MIN12641047112529249211.314.402.273

Player Updates

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Eduardo Escobar suffers shoulder injury Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar was removed from Tuesday's game after jamming his shoulder, the Star Tribune reports.

Escobar managed to record a single in his only at-bat. He owns a .273/.314/.402 line with five home runs and 29 RBI in 410 at-bats.

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Eduardo Escobar records three hits, plates two runs in win over Rockies
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar cranked out three hits in his team's win over the Rockies in Colorado on Sunday.

Escobar doubled in two runs in the opening frame and added two singled. He finished 3 for 4 with two runs scored and two RBI in a 13-5 victory. It was his third three-hit game of the season and his first since June 6. He enters the break with a .271/.313/.404 slash line with three homers and 21 RBI in 255 at-bats.

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Eduardo Escobar slugs third home run Saturday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar went 2 for 5 with a solo home run in his team's 9-3 win over the Rockies Saturday.

Escobar has put together back-to-back multihit efforts after going 0 for 15 in his previous four games. Prior to this two-game stretch, the shortstop's last multihit performance came back on June 15. He has hit .263/.303/.394 with three home runs and 19 RBI in 251 at-bats.

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Eduardo Escobar knocks 10th-inning home run in 1-0 win
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar picked the right moment to hit his first home run of the season, knocking a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning Monday to lead his team to a 1-0 win over the Indians.

Escobar came into the game as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning and remained in to play shortstop. He's done a great job in limited action this season, hitting .333/.370/.500 with one home run, six RBI and one stolen base in 42 at-bats.

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Twins plan to rotate between three players at shortstop
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Sunday he doesn't have a primary shortstop, as he continues to rotate between Pedro Florimon and Eduardo Escobar. Danny Santana has also joined the mix after his promotion from the minors Saturday.

"Whoever is out there that day is my shortstop," Gardenhire said, per MLB.com. "I have confidence in anybody I put out there."

Gardenhire said he wants to give Florimon as many opportunities to start because of his defense, but his poor start offensively has kept him from being the everyday shortstop.

"He's been fighting it a little bit [offensively]," Gardenhire said. "You watch him with that glove and the way he makes it easy out there, and that's why you love him so much. But Esco has been swinging good, and Santana is ready to rock and roll. I can promise you that."

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Shortstops 16 81 35.18
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Detroit40172 .465 .750 .425
vs Price (Career)530 .800.600.600
vs LHP120373 .336 .483 .308
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/6LAA4221200
9/7LAA4010000
9/9@CLE3000000
9/11@CLE3010000
9/13@CHW3000000
9/14@CHW3110100
9/16DET1010000
Two Week Schedule
SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14
@CHW
W6-4
15
Det
L6-8
16
Det
W4-3
17
Det
8:10 pm
Tickets
18
19
Cle
8:10 pm
Tickets
20
Cle
7:10 pm
Tickets
21
Cle
2:10 pm
Tickets
22
Ariz
8:10 pm
Tickets
23
Ariz
8:10 pm
Tickets
24
Ariz
1:10 pm
Tickets
25
@Det
7:08 pm
Tickets
26
@Det
7:08 pm
Tickets
27
@Det
7:08 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
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3

16

17

14

7

5

15

21

8

5

3

19

5

6

3

8

9

23

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011CHW9702000100 .286 .286 .286
2012CHW-MIN50131182809113130 .278 .260 .214
2013MIN661652339310113402 .282 .345 .236
2014MIN12641047112529249211 .314 .402 .273
Total 251713881818484615843 .299 .362 .254
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2011CHW2B20321011.000
2011CHWSS30404001.000
2012CHW-MIN2B1412632835081.000
2012CHW-MIN3B25153743213 .973
2012CHW-MINSS10637102615 .973
2012CHWOF10220001.000
2013MIN2B7525817041.000
2013MIN3B23142441823 .917
2013MINSS3821105316959 .952
2013MINOF1000000 ---
2014MIN2B8627111515 .963
2014MIN3B211946103426 .957
2014MINSS9684351127219548 .986
2014MINOF32752001.000
Total  2351847312424721792 .977
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2011CHW00200000
2012CHW-MIN413412100
2013MIN525712000
2014MIN34216523116
Total 43525847216
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006 R-Bal/Whitesx46123212931017142576 .317 .276 .236
2007 R-Chicgo Wsx26424756725401822451914 .359 .344 .291
2008 A-Kannapolis60243376561022136543 .302 .300 .267
2008 R-Great Falls62461021142311 .464 .708 .417
2009AFX-Kannapolis128464641191073412991206 .300 .328 .256
2010AA-Birmingham Barons4920222538332293530 .294 .376 .262
2010AFA-Winston-Salem Dash8736857105188339237685 .327 .402 .285
2011AAA-Charlotte Knights1374895513023444927104138 .303 .354 .266
2012AAA-Rochester Red Wings351381930331982631 .259 .304 .217
2013AAA-Rochester Red Wings431662251162427173762 .380 .500 .307
Total 65524643596649434192481645078446 .300 .358 .269
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/175
Birthdate:
1/5/1989
Age:
25
Hometown:
Villa de Cura, Venezuela
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Team:
Minnesota Twins
College:

MLB Experience:
4
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