Eduardo Escobar

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Eduardo Escobar
Eduardo Escobar on April 5, 2013.jpg
Escobar with the Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins – No. 5
Shortstop/Left Field
Born: (1989-01-05) January 5, 1989 (age 26)
Villa de Cura, Venezuela
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 2, 2011 for the Chicago White Sox
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .255
Home runs 9
Runs batted in 56

Eduardo José Escobar (born January 5, 1989) is a Major League Baseball (MLB) player for the Minnesota Twins. He previously played for the Chicago White Sox.

Pro career[edit]

Chicago White Sox[edit]

Escobar was a September callup in 2011 playing in 9 games and had two hits in 7 at-bats. In 2012, Escobar made the 25-man roster out of spring training as a utility infielder.

Minnesota Twins[edit]

On July 28, 2012, Escobar was traded to the Minnesota Twins with Pedro Hernández for Francisco Liriano.[1] On April 3, 2013, Escobar hit a walk-off 2-run double against Phil Coke that lifted the Twins past the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, to its first win of the 2013 season.[2] On April 9, 2013, Escobar hit his first career home run in the top of the 5th inning off Jeremy Guthrie of the Kansas City Royals.


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