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Yunel Escobar
AVG HR RBI
.314 5 30
Team: WashingtonHt / Wt: 6-2 / 215 NFBC ADP: 453.99
Position: 3BBorn: 11/2/1982 Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 2nd Round by Braves (2005)


Latest News
July 26 12:21 PM PT1:21 PM MT2:21 PM CT3:21 PM ET15:21 ET19:21 GMT3:21 12:21 PM MST2:21 PM EST2:51 PM VEN23:21 UAE2:21 PM CT-Escobar return to the lineup Saturday, going 3 for 5 with two doubles in a 9-3 win at Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Escobar, who had been out a couple days with a wrist injury, is batting .405 over his last 11 games.
July 22 11:13 AM PT12:13 PM MT1:13 PM CT2:13 PM ET14:13 ET18:13 GMT2:13 11:13 AM MST1:13 PM EST1:43 PM VEN22:13 UAE1:13 PM CT-Escobar has left Wednesday's game against the New York Mets during his at-bat in the second with an apparent injury.
Analysis: Escobar tried stopping his swing on a 1-1 pitch from Noah Syndergaard. He screamed in pain, flung his bat and fell to the ground. After trainer Lee Kuntz examined Escobar's left wrist, Escobar fouled the next pitch down the left field line. He then immediately walked to the dugout and was replaced by Dan Uggla.
June 22 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 5 Sunday with his fourth home run of the season.
Analysis: Escobar is batting .382 with 12 RBIs in his last 13 games.
June 19 1:47 PM PT2:47 PM MT3:47 PM CT4:47 PM ET16:47 ET20:47 GMT4:47 1:47 PM MST3:47 PM EST4:17 PM VEN0:47 UAE (+1)3:47 PM CT-Escobar got five hits on Thursday.
Analysis: Escobar got five hits for the third time this season.
June 10 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 4 with a double Tuesday against the Yankees.
Analysis: Escobar has hit .354 with 16 runs scored over his last 26 contests.
June 8 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Escobar had three hits and drove in a run in a 6-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Analysis: It was the fifth multihit performance in eight games for Escobar, seventh in the NL with a .325 average. He's 11 for 27 (.407) during that stretch.
June 4 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET22:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)9:22 PM CT-Escobar has left the game against the Chicago Cubs after one inning.
Analysis: Escobar struck out Thursday night against Jake Arrieta while attempting to check his swing, ending the first inning. When the Nationals took the field in the second, Anthony Rendon moved from second base to third and Danny Espinosa entered to play second. There was no immediate announcement from the Nationals regarding Escobar's condition.
June 4 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 4 Wednesday versus Toronto on Wednesday.
Analysis: Escobar has put together four two-hit performances in his last six games.
May 12 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET12:26 ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST11:56 AM VEN20:26 UAE11:26 AM CT-On Monday, Escobar went 5 for 5 for the second time in seven games and is batting .577 in that span.
Analysis: Escobar is the first Major League player to have five hits in games played one week apart since Ichiro Suzuki did it with the Mariners in 2004, and the first National Leaguer to do it since San Francisco's Robby Thompson in 1993.
Apr. 18 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET1:44 ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST1:14 AM VEN9:44 UAE12:44 AM CT-Escobar was removed before the top of the fifth inning Friday after straining his groin running out a grounder that ended the fourth.
Analysis: His status going forward is uncertain.
Mar. 7 8:03 AM PT9:03 AM MT10:03 AM CT11:03 AM ET11:03 ET16:03 GMT0:03 9:03 AM MST11:03 AM EST11:33 AM VEN20:03 UAE10:03 AM CT-Escobar has a strained side and will be sidelined seven to 10 days.
Analysis: The injury is a Grade 1 left oblique strain, and Manager Matt Williams said Saturday the team is being cautious. He anticipates Escobar returning to spring training games and being ready for opening day.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Atl 94 319 54 104 25 0 5 28 27 44 5 3 .326 .385 .451
2008 Atl 136 514 71 148 24 2 10 60 59 62 2 5 .288 .366 .401
2009 Atl 141 528 89 158 26 2 14 76 57 62 5 4 .299 .377 .436
2010 Atl 75 261 28 62 12 0 0 19 37 31 5 1 .238 .334 .284
2010 Tor 60 236 32 65 7 0 4 16 19 26 1 1 .275 .340 .356
2010 Tot 135 497 60 127 19 0 4 35 56 57 6 2 .256 .337 .318
2011 Tor 133 513 77 149 24 3 11 48 61 70 3 3 .290 .369 .413
2012 Tor 145 558 58 141 22 1 9 51 35 70 5 1 .253 .300 .344
2013 TB 153 508 61 130 27 1 9 56 57 73 4 4 .256 .332 .366
2014 TB 137 476 33 123 18 0 7 39 43 60 1 1 .258 .324 .340
2015 Was 89 344 47 108 17 1 5 30 21 51 1 2 .314 .362 .413
Career 1163 4257 550 1188 202 10 74 423 416 549 32 25 .279 .348 .383

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 TB Total 5 19 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .421 .421 .526
    LDS 4 15 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .467 .467 .600
    WC 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
Career 5 19 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .421 .421 .526


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