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11 Yunel Escobar SS
Height/Weight: 6-2/215 | Birthdate: 11/2/1982 | Birthplace: Havana, Cuba | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Tampa Bay | College: No College | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $5,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 10/4 | Average Draft Position: 253.54
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Yunel Escobar ejected for arguing strikes


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Rays infielder Yunel Escobar was ejected for arguing strikes Wednesday.

Escobar singled in his first at-bat,  but was ejected after his second appearance. He was called out on strikes, and was ejected after arguing with the umpire. Escobar finished the game 1 for 2, with a run scored.


Rays activate Yunel Escobar from DL Friday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) The Rays activated infielder Yunel Escobar from the 15-day disabled list as expected Friday, after his recovery from a shoulder injury.  

Escobar has been out since suffering the injury June 24, when he was hitting .244/.322/.328 in 262 at-bats. 


Yunel Escobar still on track for Friday return


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/9/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar is still on track for a Friday return, according to the Tampa Bay Times

Escobar was able to go five innings during his rehab start Wednesday. Manager Joe Maddon said he expects Escobar to play shortstop with the major-league club Friday. Escobar is hitting .244/.322/.328 over 262 at-bats.


Yunel Escobar begins Class A rehab assignment Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar began a rehab assignment with high Class A Charlotte Tuesday, going 1 for 4 and scoring a run.

Escobar is on the 15-day disabled list with a sore shoulder. He is expected to play another game Wednesday before potentially returning to the Rays for Friday's series opener against the Blue Jays.


Rain delays Yunel Escobar rehab assignment


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/7/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Rays Monday, but the team's scheduled game was postponed due to rain.

Escobar will likely make his rehab debut Tuesday instead, provided the weather cooperates. He's recovering from a shoulder injury that has kept him sidelined since June 24.


Yunel Escobar set to begin rehab stint Monday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/5/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar will begin a rehab assignment Monday with the Gulf Coast League Rays. He has been sidelined with a shoulder ailment since June 24, but only placed on the disabled list Tuesday.

Escobar owns a poor .244/.322/.328 stat line and has scored just 13 runs as a starter all season.


Rays send Yunel Escobar to disabled list


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2014) The Rays have placed Yunel Escobar on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Escobar has been sidelined since last Tuesday while nursing a sore shoulder. The team waited until seeing Escobar in pregame workouts Monday before making the decision to keep Escobar out until at least week while recovering from the injury.


Yunel Escobar sits out a sixth straight game


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar did not make it back into the starting lineup Monday at N.Y. Yankees, missing a sixth straight start due to a shoulder injury. Ben Zobrist was once again back at shortstop for Tampa Bay.

Rays waiting until Monday to evaluate Yunel Escobar


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2014) Rays manager Joe Maddon said shortstop Yunel Escobar (shoulder) felt better Sunday, per The Tampa Tribune. Escobar will go through a full pregame workout Monday before the team makes a decision about a potential stint on the disabled list.

Yunel Escobar's status remains up in the air


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2014) Rays manager Joe Maddon said before Sunday's game against the Orioles he was uncertain if shortstop Yunel Escobar (shoulder) would need a stint on the disabled list. Though, Escobar played catch Sunday after swinging a bat Saturday, per MLB.com.

"I'd like to really move this thing along, one way or the other," Maddon said, "so I'm eager to find out what the results are of this test."


Rays waiting until Sunday to make decision on Yunel Escobar


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) The Rays are waiting until Sunday in order to make a decision on shortstop Yunel Escobar, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Escobar is dealing with a shoulder injury, but feels optimistic about his chances to avoid the disabled list. The team will give him a shot to make progress Sunday before making a decision on whether he'll require extended time off.


Yunel Escobar still out Saturday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was not in the team's starting lineup Saturday against the Orioles.

Escobar is dealing with a shoulder ailment. He's been held out of action since June 24. Through 262 at-bats, Escobar is hitting .244/.322/.328.


Manager: Yunel Escobar not destined for DL


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) Joe Maddon is unsure if a shoulder ailment will prevent Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar from playing at any point of the Friday doubleheader in Baltimore. But he does not believe Escobar is a candidate for the disabled list.

Yunel Escobar a no-go for Friday opener


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) A shoulder ailment has Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar absent from the Game 1 lineup Friday in Baltimore.

Escobar was hoping to return Friday and still could play in the nightcap. He has been out since Tuesday.


Yunel Escobar hoping for Friday return


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Rays infielder Yunel Escobar is hoping to return to action Friday, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Escobar left Tuesday's game with a shoulder injury, and did not play Wednesday. Manager Joe Maddon said he wasn't sure if Escobar was available Wednesday, but said he expects him to come back Friday. Escobar is hitting .244/.322/.328 over 262 at-bats.


Yunel Escobar out as expected Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Rays infielder Yunel Escobar was held out of the team's starting lineup Wednesday.

Escobar was expected to miss the game after leaving Tuesday night's game in the eighth inning. Ben Zobrist will get the start at short. Escobar is hitting .244/.322/.328 over 262 at-bats.


Shoulder to keep Yunel Escobar out Wednesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar left Tuesday's game against the Pirates due to a sore right shoulder.

Escobar left the game in the eighth inning as a result of the injury, and will miss Wednesday's series finale, according to the Tampa Bay Times. He is expected back for Friday's series opener against the Orioles. 


Yunel Escobar knocks fourth home run Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/16/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar went 1 for 4 with a solo home run in his team's 5-4 win over the Orioles Monday.

Escobar kicked off the scoring Monday with a first-inning home run but couldn't get anything going offensively after the big shot. He has hit .249/.327/.342 with four home runs and 17 RBI in 237 at-bats.


Yunel Escobar back in the lineup


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar, a late scratch Sunday due to a quad injury, returned to Monday's lineup against the Marlins. Escobar is hitting .251 with three homers and 13 RBI in 191 at-bats.

Yunel Escobar a late scratch


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was a late scratch Sunday as he continues to deal with a quad injury. Escobar originally was inserted into the lineup before the injury flared up.

Yunel Escobar returns Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar has returned to action Sunday.

Escobar left Friday's game due to the injury, and was not in the lineup Saturday. He's hitting .254/.327/.344 in 189 at-bats. 


Yunel Escobar held out of starting lineup Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/31/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was unable to return to the starting lineup Saturday against the Red Sox in Boston, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Escobar left Friday's series opener in the top of the 10th inning with tightness in his left quad. He remains day to day with the injury. Escobar is hitting .254 with three homers and 13 RBI in 189 at-bats.

Yunel Escobar departs with tight left quad


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/30/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar exited Friday's game against the Red Sox in the top of the 10th inning with tightness in his left quad. He is day to day, according to the team's official website.

Escobar finished 1 for 4 with a run scored and a double in a 3-2 defeat. He is hitting .254 with three homers and 13 RBI in 189 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game.

Three players ejected from Sunday's Red Sox/Rays game


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2014) Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes, Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar and Rays infielder Sean Rodriguez were all ejected from Sunday's game for their roles in a benches-clearing altercation.

The incident started after Escobar exchanged words with the Red Sox bench after he took third base on a fielder's indifference in the bottom of the seventh inning. The benches cleared as Escobar became more animated and moved toward the Boston dugout. Gomes then rushed in from left field and shoved Escobar, which escalated the ordeal.

Gomes was the first player ejected from the game. The umps then decided to toss Escobar. Finally, it was announced Rodriguez, who put Tampa Bay ahead 6-3 in the seventh inning with a pinch-hit home run, was also ejected. Escobar added a two-RBI double in the seventh before being tossed from the game. Gomes had a two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning, which tied the game at 3.


Thumb no problem for Yunel Escobar as he remains in lineup


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/10/2014) Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar, who took a grounder off his thumb and was removed from the game Friday night, is fine for Saturday against Cleveland. He is playing short and batting eighth.