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Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar has no structural damage in knee

The Tampa Bay Rays won their 77th game of the year on Saturday by shutting out the Indians by the score of 2-0. Wil Myers lead the Rays with two hits in four at bats with an RBI. Four Rays' pitchers scattered five hits and struck out 11 in the win. On the injury front, Yunel Escobar, who is finished for the season with a knee injury, had an MRI which revealed no structural...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar likely done for season after early exit

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar has probably played his last game of the 2014 season after suffering a knee injury in an awkward home plate collision on Tuesday night. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Escobar sprained his left knee while trying to avoid Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez during a play at the plate in the third inning and had to leave the game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yunel Escobar stolen base triggers Rays-Red Sox fight (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A bench-clearing fight between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox during Sunday's game at Tropicana Field was triggered by the Red Sox getting upset with Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar stealing third base with a 5-run lead.It happened in the seventh inning with the Rays holding an 8-3 lead with two outs and Escobar at second base. The Red...
Via Holdout Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Yunel Escobar leaves game favoring hamstring

Boy it sure seems like the Rays have to deal with some kind of injured player every other week. This time, Yunel Escobar appears to be the latest one. In the eighth inning of Sunday’s win over the Houston Astros, Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar was pulled from the game when he came up limping after, favoring his hamstring, after running out a grounder. Good news is Escobar did leave...
Via The Bay Cave
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss
AMAZING EFFORT

Yunel Escobar has extensive high-five ritual

Before the Tampa Bay Rays played the Twins on Tuesday night, Yunel Escobar had already won the battle of pregame routines. Take a gander at the very intricate and drawn out high-five spectacle Escobar put on prior to the first pitch. A whole bunch going on. [Cut 4] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Should MLB Suspend Blue Jays Yunel Escobar After Gay Slur Written On Eye Black?

MLB is looking into Yunel Escobar of the Toronto Blue Jays after seeing what he had written on his eye black prior to a game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Escobar wrote a gay slur on his eye black in Spanish, and the league is now deciding what to do about this despicable act. Escobar wrote “Tu Ere Maricon” in silver on his eye black. It is as clear as...
Via hardballchat.com
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB investigating Yunel Escobar for homophobic ‘you are a ********* eye black

MLB is investigating Yunel Escobar after it was revealed that the Blue Jays shortstop wore eye black with a homophobic message written on them during Saturday’s game. Escobar, who was born in Cuba, had the words “Tu ere maricon” written on his eye black for Saturday’s game against the Red Sox. “Tu ere maricon” is Spanish for “you are a ******.” Maricon is a commonly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss
NO PLACE

Blue Jays upset over slur

The Toronto Blue Jays released a statement on Monday condemning the use of a homophobic slur that was written on Yunel Escobar's eye black over the weekend. 

Via NESN.com
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar sported some rather inappropriate eye black against the Red Sox

Toronto shortstop Yunel Escobar played Saturday’s game against the Red Sox with a homophobic slur written on his eye black.  As you can see in the above photo, the 29-year-old Escobar has the words “Tu ere maricon” on his eye black, which roughly translates in English to “You are a f*ggot.”  Whether or not Escobar was the victim of a rather tasteless prank, or if he thought...
Via The Last Angry Fan
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar sports homophobic slur on face

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, who typically writes messages via eye black on his face, was sporting a homophoic Spanish word that’s a derogatory term for a homsexual. During Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Escobar wrote “Tu ere”  under his eyes. However he misspelled the middle word. It is supposed to be spelled “eres,” Spanish-language sentence...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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