Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:06:51 -0800
Washington Nationals 2B Yunel Escobar will be the team's everyday second baseman after playing shortstop for most of his career.
Fantasy Tip: Escobar doesn't do anything particular well that stands out for fantasy baseball purposes, making him an unlikely candidate to be drafted in a normal 12-team mixed league. However, the move to a stronger offensive lineup with the Nats could make him an attractive streaming option in daily games.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:52:38 -0800
Washington Nationals SS Yunel Escobar could play shortstop this season if the team trades SS Ian Desmond or fails to sign him to a new contract. Desmond can become a free agent after this year. Escobar hit .258 with seven home runs and 39 RBI for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2014.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:15:42 -0800
The Washington Nationals acquired SS Yunel Escobar from the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Jan. 14, in exchange for RP Tyler Clippard.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:33:10 -0800
Oakland Athletics 2B Eric Sogard could begin the 2015 season at Triple-A Nashville in order to receive regular playing time. He finished last year as the team's primary second baseman but could find himself on the bench as a reserve infielder or in the minors due to the acquisitions of 2B Ben Zobrist and SS Yunel Escobar.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:29:52 -0800
The Oakland Athletics are expected to turn 2B Marcus Semien into a utility player capable of playing multiple positions, as a result of their recent acquisitions of 2B Ben Zobrist and SS Yunel Escobar.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:12:34 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Oakland Athletics have finalized a trade where they have acquired 2B Ben Zobrist and SS Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays, in exchange for C John Jaso, minor league SS Daniel R. Robertson and minor league OF Boog Powell.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:39:47 -0800
The Oakland Athletics are on the verge of acquiring 2B Ben Zobrist and SS Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays, in exchange for C John Jaso, minor league SS Daniel R. Robertson and minor league OF Boog Powell, according to multiple sources.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:28:00 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar is available on the trade market. If he's dealt, the team could use 2B/OF Ben Zobrist at short.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:54:28 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar's (knee) MRI on his knee only showed a bruise, according to manager Joe Maddon.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:43:39 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (knee) will miss the remainder of the season with a sprained left knee.