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Eduardo Escobar

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Twins | Eduardo Escobar starting Sunday

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:25:35 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar will start in left field against Milwaukee Brewers SP Mike Fiers Sunday, June 28, and is batting seventh in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) has five hits and four RBI in his last four games and is hitting a solid .255 this month. Owners on FantasyScore could consider using Escobar as a cheaper option, but they could spend a little more for a more consistent option.

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Twins | Eduardo Escobar in lineup

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:26:33 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Eduardo Escobar is in the starting lineup against Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza Saturday, June 27, playing left field and batting seventh. OF Eddie Rosario, who started in left field Friday, June 26, is playing center field and batting second Saturday.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) is only batting .174 on the road this season, compared to a .302 mark at home. He is hitless in three career at-bats against Garza and is not a great FantasyScore option.

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Twins | Kenny Vargas will not start

Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:13:36 -0700

Minnesota Twins 1B Kennys Vargas is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta Sunday, June 21. 3B Eduardo Nunez will serve as the designated hitter and is batting sixth, while SS Eduardo Escobar will start at shortstop and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) likely will return to the lineup in the next game or two. Nunez ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) has picked up at least one hit in five of his last seven games and could be a cheaper option for owners on FantasyScore. Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) is batting .265 this month with six RBI and could be a cheaper option for owners.

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Twins | Eduardo Nunez not in the lineup

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:12:19 -0700

Minnesota Twins 3B Eduardo Nunez is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Jon Lester Saturday, June 20. SS Eduardo Escobar will start at shortstop and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Nunez ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) likely will return to the lineup in the near future. Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) has been a bit inconsistent this month and is hitting .244. Owners on FantasyScore should be able to find better options to use.

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Twins | Torii Hunter not in the lineup

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:01:18 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks Friday, June 19. SS Eduardo Escobar will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return to the lineup soon. Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) is hitting .220 this more and is not a great option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Eduardo Escobar playing shortstop

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 11:59:17 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar will bat eighth against the Texas Rangers Sunday, June 14, with SS Eduardo Nunez batting fifth and serving as the designated hitter.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) and Nunez ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) both offer salary cap relief but not much else. You can find better FantasyScore options at a slightly higher price.

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Twins | Danny Santana sent down

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 05:46:45 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana was optioned to Class AAA Rochester Sunday, June 7, and SS Eduardo Escobar will assume the bulk of the shortstop time. 1B Kennys Vargas will come up in his place.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) has done little to pull the trigger on FantasyScore with a .230-3-31 line.

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Twins | Eduardo Escobar will not start

Sat, 06 Jun 2015 09:30:09 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar is not in the starting lineup Saturday, June 6. OF Torii Hunter will serve as the designated hitter and is batting fifth.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return to the lineup soon. Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has at least one hit in 13 of his last 14 games and has 12 RBI during that span. Hunter could be a solid starting option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Danny Santana sitting out vs. Brewers

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:26:59 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is not in the starting lineup Friday, June 5. SS Eduardo Escobar is starting at shortstop and hitting eighth in the batting order against Milwaukee Brewers SP Kyle Lohse.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap), who is hitting .228 (33-for-145) with three home runs and 20 RBI, remains a low-end shortstop play on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Danny Santana not playing

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:58:14 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is not in the starting lineup Thursday, June 4. SS Eduardo Escobar is starting at the 6 and hitting sixth in the batting order against Boston Red Sox SP Steven Wright.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is a low-end FantasyScore play, even against the inconsistent knuckleballer Wright.

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