Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar (shoulder) was held out of the lineup again on Monday.

Escobar threw before Monday's game, but it was determined that he wasn't ready yet. Rays manager Joe Maddon noted that how the shortstop felt would determine whether Escobar would land on the disabled list, so he could have an update after Monday's contest.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar (shoulder) remains optimistic that he'll avoid the disabled list, despite not playing since leaving Tuesday's game against the Pirates.

Rays skipper Joe Maddon said he'd give Escobar until Sunday, and if things weren't better the team would be forced to make a decision. Ben Zobrist is starting in his place at shortstop on Sunday, with Logan Forsythe covering second base.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar (shoulder) remained out of the lineup for the second game of Friday's doubleheader versus the Orioles.

Escobar hasn't played since leaving Tuesday's game against the Pirates with a sore right shoulder, and the shoulder still feels tight. He remains day-to-day.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Rays manager Joe Maddon said that Yunel Escobar (shoulder) might not be ready to play in the second game of Friday's doubleheader.

Escobar hasn't played since leaving Tuesday's game against the Pirates with a sore right shoulder. He tested out the shoulder early Friday and Maddon doesn't think it's a DL situation, but it sounds like the shortstop could miss another game or two.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar (shoulder) remained out of the Rays' lineup for the first game of Friday's doubleheader.

Escobar left Tuesday's game against the Pirates with a sore right shoulder. It's possible he'll be ready to go for the second game, as it seems unlikely the Rays would have him play both contests.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar left Tuesday's game against the Pirates with a sore right shoulder.

Escobar will sit out Wednesday but is expected back in the lineup Friday after Thursday's off day. He's batting just .244/.322/.328 for the Rays this season.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar had an RBI single Friday against the Astros.

His ninth-inning RBI single off Chad Qualls was the only offense of the game for the Rays. Escobar has six RBI over his last six games after knocking in just 14 runs over his first 66 games this season. He's mostly an option in AL-only fantasy formats.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 2 Months

Yunel Escobar went 2-for-2 with two RBI in Sunday's win over the Astros.

Escobar drew a bases-loaded walk in the second inning to score a run, and he also knocked an RBI double in the win. The runs batted in were his first in eight games, as he's got just 16 RBI on the year. The 31-year-old remains a defense-first shortstop and a non-entity for fantasy players.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 3 Months

Yunel Escobar went 1-for-4 in his return to the starting lineup Monday against the Marlins.

Escobar didn't play Saturday and came off the bench Sunday because of left quad soreness.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 3 Months

Yunel Escobar returned to action on Sunday June 1.