Alcides Escobar

Kansas City Royals #2 - Short Stop

  • Born: 12/16/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 185
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
2014 Royals 15 51 4 15 4 0 0 5 1 8 2 1 .294 .308 .373

Springer Collects First Major League Hit

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

Escobar turns bobble into highlight-reel catch

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

The bases loaded bunt

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

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

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

The year in errors

In baseball, we spend a lot of time talking about great success and not enough time talking about baseball's most central failure: errors. What follows, then, is a look at the year in errors.

Ranking the Rockies #9: Wilin Rosario

It was hardly noticeable, but the Rockies' 24-year-old catcher did indeed suffer through a sophomore slump in 2013. Let's just hope that encourage the team to abandon all hope with him behind the plate.

Kevin Seitzer To Become Jays Hitting Coach

The Seitz Effect goes north of the border!

Darwin Barney Plays. Logan Watkins Sits. Why?

Darwin Barney's having a horrific season. The Cubs have a potential replacement for him, right on their own bench. But the manager won't play him. Why?

Momentum Thrwarted? Royals Drop Series Finale 5-2

Is our run over? Dropping two of three to the last place Marlins only places even more importance on this weekend's showdown with Detroit.

Royals claim Pedro Ciriaco off waivers

The 27-year old heads to his third organization of the year.

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