Edwin Escobar

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Edwin Escobar
Boston Red Sox – No. 51
Born: (1992-04-22) April 22, 1992 (age 23)
La Sabana, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
August 27, 2014, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 4.50
Strikeouts 2

Edwin "Esky" Escobar (born April 22, 1992) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).


The Texas Rangers signed Escobar as an international free agent.[1] He was traded to the San Francisco Giants for Ben Snyder in 2010.[2]

The Giants added Escobar to their 40-man roster after the 2012 season.[3] He started the 2014 season with the Fresno Grizzlies.[4][5]

Escobar was traded to the Boston Red Sox, along with Heath Hembree, for Jake Peavy on July 26, 2014.[6] He was called up to the Red Sox on August 10,[7] and returned to the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox the next day. Escobar was recalled on August 27, 2014,[8] and pitched a scoreless 8th inning in his Major League debut in Toronto against the Blue Jays.


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