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YUNIEL ESCOBAR RUMORS

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 damage...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 28, 2014  |  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

Rays notes: SS Yunel Escobar welcomed back into lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays welcomed back Yunel Escobar on Friday, marking the end to the shortstop's absence since he was placed on the disabled list July 1 (retroactive to June 25) with a sore right shoulder. To make room for Escobar, reliever Jake McGee was placed on the paternity list after the birth of his daughter, Rowen Beth, on Thursday. Escobar, 31, appeared...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Yunel Escobar, Jeremy Hellickson

The Tampa Bay Rays have two injured players that will affect their season once they come back. One is shortstop Yunel Escobar and the other is starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson.#450345280 / gettyimages.comYunel EscobarThe 31-year-old left the game back on June 23 with a sore right shoulder. Click here for news on his injury. The Rays have waited for him to say when he is ready...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 29, 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 Sox...
Via Holdout Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Three players ejected during Rays-Red Sox brawl

The intensity in Sunday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field reached its apex in the seventh inning when the benches emptied and three players were ejected. It all started when Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar stole third base while no one was covering it. He then started shouting at the Red Sox dugout and pointed his finger in the same direction...
Via NESN.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox, Rays in bench-clearing fight over Yunel Escobar stolen base (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Three players were ejected from Sunday’s Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game after a fight broke out when the Red Sox took exception to Yunel Escobar stealing a base with a 5-run lead late in the game. The Rays were up 8-3 in the bottom of the seventh with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB acknowledges pitch-count gaffe in Yunel Escobar at-bat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Major League Baseball has acknowledged it failed to correct a pitch count after Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar struck out in an at-bat that was completed after a replay review. After a replay delay of 1 minute, 47 seconds in Tuesday night's game against Minnesota, umpires incorrectly ruled the count on Escobar was 3-2. Escobar struck out on the next...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays, Yunel Escobar agree to 2-year, $13 million extension

Yunel Escobar has found a home through at least 2016. On Saturday, the Tampa Bay Rays announced a two-year contract extension for the shortstop covering 2015 and 2016 with a one-year club option for 2017. The extension is worth a guaranteed $13 million and replaces the 2015 club option. "Having this infield together is a big reason we did it," Escobar told reporters through an interpreter...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Slick-fielding Escobar finds a home with Rays

Yunel Escobar is coming off the best season of his career, and the Tampa Bay Rays believe their slick-fielding shortstop can be even better in 2014. The native of Cuba shrugged off a slow start to post solid numbers offensively a year ago, however stellar defense was his biggst contribution to a team that reached the playoffs for the fourth time in six seasons. Largely viewed as...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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