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5 Eduardo Escobar SS

Minnesota Twins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
8%5%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
2683.27221311
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014MIN832703174321185711.318.400.274

Player Updates

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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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Eduardo Escobar collects four hits, two RBI Wednesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Twins infielder Eduardo Escobar delivered his best offensive performance of the season Wednesday, going 4 for 4 with a double and two RBI in his team's 6-4 loss to the Dodgers.

Escobar kicked off the scoring Wednesday with an RBI double in the second inning before the Dodgers answered with six runs to go into the ninth with a 6-1 lead. Escobar drove in another run in the final frame and scored on a two-run double, but the Twins rally fell short as Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen slammed the door. Escobar has hit .345/.355/.414 with five RBI in 29 at-bats.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Shortstops 19 81 39.62
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Cleveland1941 .211 .474 .211
vs Salazar (Career)310 .667.333.333
vs RHP188501 .315 .372 .266
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
7/11@COL4020000
7/12@COL5221100
7/13@COL4230210
7/18TB3020010
7/19TB3010000
7/20TB4010000
7/21CLE3000000
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
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L3-5
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W4-3
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L2-8
23
Cle
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8:10 pm
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CHW
8:10 pm
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CHW
7:10 pm
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CHW
2:10 pm
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@KC
8:10 pm
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8:10 pm
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8:10 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
2011CHW9702000100 .286 .286 .286
2012CHW-MIN50131182809113130 .278 .260 .214
2013MIN661652339310113402 .282 .345 .236
2014MIN832703174321185711 .318 .400 .274
Total 208573721436404012343 .298 .351 .250
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 ---
2014MIN2B431266031.000
2014MIN3B20184593426 .956
2014MINSS584922078140233 .991
2014MINOF32752001.000
Total  1931455841873841375 .978
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2011CHW00200000
2012CHW-MIN413412100
2013MIN525712000
2014MIN25010812015
Total 34320136115
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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