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Rays | Yunel Escobar out sick

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:36:40 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (flu) was out with flu-like symptoms Sunday, Sept. 7.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Rays | Yunel Escobar won't be dealt

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:38:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar will not be traded through a waiver claim this month, according to manager Joe Maddon.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Marc Topkin

Athletics | Adding Yunel Escobar unlikely

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:30:51 -0700

The Oakland Athletics do not appear likely to trade for Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar, because SS Jed Lowrie (finger) is making progress in his recovery from a fractured finger, according to sources. The Athletics claimed Escobar off revocable waivers and have until Tuesday, Aug. 26, to make a trade.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Susan Slusser

Rays | Kevin Kiermaier in lineup, Yunel Escobar out

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:03:16 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier (back) is in the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 12, while SS Yunel Escobar isn't playing.

Fantasy Tip: Kiermaier has a good matchup against Nick Martinez of the Texas Rangers, so he's not a bad option in daily leagues. Escobar is likely just receiving a day of rest.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bill Chastain

Rays | Yunel Escobar ejected

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:13:16 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar was ejected Wednesday, July 23, against the St. Louis Cardinals for arguing balls and strikes.

Fantasy Tip: If you were wondering why Escobar left early, at least it wasn't because of another nagging injury.

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Rays | Activate Yunel Escobar, place Jake McGee on leave

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:27:07 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list Friday, July 11. In a corresponding move, RP Jake McGee was placed on paternity leave.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar's return to everyday shortstop duty pushes Logan Forsythe back to a bench role.

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Rays | Yunel Escobar to return Friday

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:21:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) played five innings in a rehab game Wednesday, July 9, and he is expected to return from the disabled list Friday, July 11, according to manager Joe Maddon.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar's return will push Ben Zobrist back to second base and Logan Forsythe to a bench role.

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Rays | Yunel Escobar could return soon

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:45:48 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) is scheduled to play a second rehab game with Single-A Charlotte Wednesday, July 9, and could rejoin the team Friday, July 11.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - David Adler

Rays | Yunel Escobar to begin rehab assignment Monday

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 11:13:57 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with the organization's Gulf Coast League team Monday, July 7, before playing games for Class A Charlotte Tuesday, July 8, and Wednesday, July 9.

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Rays | Yunel Escobar says he is doing better

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:45:30 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) said his shoulder is "doing a lot better." Escobar has been throwing during pregame workouts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Marc Topkin