Alcides Escobar

Kansas City Royals #2 - Short Stop

  • Born: 12/16/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 185
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 Royals 126 439 57 123 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371

Alcides Escobar: Back to normal?

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Escobar is having a bounceback season, but there's a rut-roh, Scooby.

Game 90 Preview: Tigers at Royals

The Royals need James Shields to be at his best tonight. Can the Tigers continue their win streak against the Royals' ace?

Does Hak-Ju Lee Make the Grade?

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Let's take a look at what shortstop prospect Hak-Ju Lee can bring to fantasy leagues in the future.

Rules discussion: Pickoff, or pickoff double play?

The way the White Sox-Royals game ended was plenty weird, but should it have been even more unusual?

Orioles GIFs of the Week

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It wasn't a great week for the Orioles. That doesn't mean we can't still have GIFs!

Game 24 Preview: Tigers at Royals

James Shields and Rick Porcello face off tonight in the Tigers' first visit to Kansas City this season.

Alcides Escobar: Baseballing Machine

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A year after doing nothing, the guy is doing everything.

Springer Collects First Major League Hit

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George Springer's first major league hit goes 20 feet in front of home plate.

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Escobar turns bobble into highlight-reel catch

It looks like an accident until you peer a little closer.

The bases loaded bunt

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When you think of the sacrifice bunt, you think about weak hitting middle infielders with runners on first and second with nobody out. Sometimes, things are a little less predictable.

Ways for Alcides Escobar to improve in 2014

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Alcides' Escobar's poor 2013 performance was one of many things that held down the Royals. Can he rebound in 2014?

Royals 2014 ZIPS Projections

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Dan Szymborski crunched the numbers and projects the Royals to win eleventy billion championships in 2014.

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