Yunel Escobar

Tampa Bay Rays #11 - Short Stop

  • Born: 11/02/82
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
2014 Rays 16 55 1 12 3 0 1 1 3 6 0 0 .218 .259 .327

Larger implications of the Yunel Escobar extension

Yunel Escobar's checkered past pays dividends for Friedman, Tampa.

Rays extend Yunel Escobar on three year deal

The Rays announced this weekend that they have extended gold-glove candidate short stop Yunel Escobar through 2016 with an option for 2017. Activating the $5M option remaining on his current...

Rays extend Escobar

The shortstop will be under Rays' control through the 2017 season.

GDT: Archer, Myers, Loney in the lineup

Plus Matt Joyce, Yunel Escobar and David DeJesus.

Comparing the A.L. East shortstops

A comparison of the 2014 A.L. East shortstops.

Marlins had replacement third baseman in Escobar

The Miami Marlins would not have to jump through hoops and veteran castoffs on their last legs had the team made a reasonable offer to Yunel Escobar last season rather than playing a hard line with him.

The Rays' Gold Glove Snub

The Rawlings Gold Glove awards were announced last night, and despite the entire infield being nominated, not a single Ray won. Cue outrage, cue disgust. Maybe. Gold glove voting is tough to...

Yankees free agent target: Stephen Drew

The Yankees already have a shortstop, albeit a particularly creaky one. Will they splurge on a more reliable option?

Around the Bases: The Pirates are no longer losers

Scores and notes from around Tuesday's MLB action, including the Pirates clinching at least a .500 season for the first time since 1992. The Rangers retook sole possession of first place with a win in Oakland.

Rays 5, Jays 4: Lobaton walks off in the ninth

Escobar checks his swing to get on base.

The Rays Tank: Price Dominates, Escobar Amazes

For the third time in his last four starts, David Price threw a complete game. The Rays defeated the Red Sox 5-1 and Escobar turned an amazing double play.

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