Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 2 weeks ago

Escobar has earned the starting shortstop job for the Twins, manager Paul Molitor told the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 3 weeks ago

Escobar agreed to a one-year, $2.15 million deal with the Twins on Friday, avoiding arbitration.

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Escobar will see a substantial ...

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 4 months ago

Escobar is out of the lineup for Game 1 of a doubleheader Wednesday against the Indians.

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 4 months ago

Escobar went 2-for-4 with a triple, homer, three RBI and two runs scored in a 6-2 victory over the Tigers.

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The standout night was an ...

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 5 months ago

Escobar is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader with the Angels, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Eduardo Nunez will take over at ...

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 5 months ago

Escobar went 1-for-3 with a walk in Friday's win over Houston. He's hitting .389 (14-for-36) with five doubles, four home runs and 10 runs scored in his last nine games.

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 5 months ago

Escobar went 2-for-4 with two solo homers in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Rays.

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 7 months ago

Escobar is out of the lineup Saturday in Kansas City, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Escobar has put together a steady week of play, tallying a hit in five of six games en route to .400 average (6-for-15), one triple, two doubles, six RBI, and two runs scored. No matter, he'll take a seat Saturday in favor of Danny Santana, who will cover shortstop and bat ninth in the order.

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 7 months ago

Escobar is out of the lineup Tuesday in Cincinnati, LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

With Byron Buxton (thumb) on the disabled list, Escobar started each of the last three games in left field, going 3-for-7 with a home run and three walks. He should be in the lineup more often than not while Buxton is sidelined, but Shane Robinson may also pick up some of the at-bats.

Eduardo Escobar SS/LF MIN 7 months ago

Escobar got the start in left field and went 1-for-3 Saturday with a three-run blast, his fourth home run of the season.

He'd been held out of the lineup in the previous four games, but with Byron Buxton (thumb) hitting the DL on Friday, Escobar found his way back into the starting nine. He's only slashing .243/.272/.384 on the season, but Escobar's defensive versatility should continue to get him at least semi-regular at-bats.