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Yunel Escobar (ankle) is not in the Rays' starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Yankees.

Escobar tweaked his ankle on Tuesday and is still dealing with some soreness. He's considered day-to-day. Ben Zobrist will start at shortstop versus New York.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 7 Months

Yunel Escobar is day-to-day after being diagnosed with a sore left ankle.

Escobar was injured at the second base bag during a forceout in Tuesday's game. He should be fine to return in a day or two.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 7 Months

Yunel Escobar left Tuesday's game against the Yankees with an undisclosed injury.

Escobar had to reach for a throw and then jump over a sliding Yankees player in the bottom of the fourth and then was pinch-hit for in the top of the fifth. It's not clear at this point what his injury is, but more should be known soon.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 7 Months

Yunel Escobar went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI, helping to lead the Rays to a 3-0 victory over the Twins on Friday in Minnesota.

Escobar singled and came around to score in the third inning, then capped off the game's scoring with an RBI double off Kevin Correia in the seventh. The 30-year-old shortstop is hitting .264/.333/.380 with nine homers, 54 RBI and three stolen bases on the year.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 7 Months

Yunel Escobar is not in the Rays' lineup Sunday.

It's just a routine day of rest. Ben Zobrist is getting a start at shortstop Sunday.

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Yunel Escobar (hamstring) is back in Monday's lineup against the Red Sox.

Escobar hasn't played since July 14 due to a mild right hamstring strain, but he managed to avoid a trip to the disabled list. The 30-year-old is batting .251/.312/.367 with seven home runs and 39 RBI in 91 games this season.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 9 Months

Rays manager Joe Maddon said Sunday that he expects Yunel Escobar (hamstring) to play in the upcoming series against the Red Sox.

Escobar went through a strenuous workout on Sunday and came out of it OK. Maddon isn't sure the shortstop will play on Monday, but he'll be back in there at some point in Boston.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 9 Months

Yunel Escobar (hamstring) will not start Sunday.

Escobar has already missed three games with a hamstring injury and will now miss four. Rays manager Joe Maddon said Yunel might be available to pinch-hit.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 9 Months

Yunel Escobar (hamstring) is not in the Rays' lineup Saturday.

Escobar has missed the last three games due to a hamstring injury and remains day-to-day. Ben Zobrist will continue to start at shortstop in his absence.

Yunel Escobar SS TB 9 Months

Yunel Escobar (hamstring) is not in the Rays' lineup Friday.

Escobar left Sunday's game with a hamstring strain and still hasn't been cleared to return. Ben Zobrist is starting at shortstop Saturday against the Blue Jays.