MLB

Eduardo Escobar #5 - IF/OF

Minnesota

  • Age: 25
  • DOB: 1989/01/05
  • POB: Villa de Cura, Venezuela
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 175lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Signed by Chicago WS in 2006.
  • Current Status: Bruised right shoulder, day-to-day, day-to-day
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date126410471123425292492118.273.314.402.716
On Pace13343350118362531259711-.273.314.402.716

Scouting Report

AssetsIs an excellent defensive infielder with an accurate arm capable of playing shortstop. Switch-hits and has some speed. Can play all over the infield.
FlawsIsn't a great hitter overall, and is also extremely limited in the power department, which hurts his chances for regular playing time in the bigs.
Career potentialDefensive infielder with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2010Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/09/17Bruised right shoulder, day-to-day.
2014/02/28Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2013/09/08Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2013/07/14Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2012/10/02Missed 3 games (left elbow injury).
2012/09/29Left elbow injury, day-to-day.
2012/09/04Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2012/07/29Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2012/07/28Acquired from the Chicago White Sox.
2012/03/04Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2011/09/02Recalled from Charlotte (AAA).
2011/03/14Optioned to Charlotte (AAA).
2011/02/27Re-signed by the Chicago White Sox to a one-year contract.
2010/11/19Contract purchased from Birmingham (AA).

Trades

2012/07/28Chicago White Sox traded Eduardo Escobar and Pedro Hernandez to the Minnesota Twins for Francisco Liriano.
2006/01/28Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014MinnesotaAL126410471123425292492118.273.314.402.716
2013MinnesotaAL661652339523101134028.236.282.345.627
2013RochesterAAA4316622511624271737626.307.380.500.880
2012MinnesotaAL1444410000628100.227.271.227.498
2012Chicago WSAL368714184103923202.207.281.276.557
2012Total ChA/MinAL50131182841091131302.214.278.260.538
2012RochesterAAA351381930331982631-.217.259.304.563
2011Chicago WSAL9702000001000.286.286.286.572
2011CharlotteAAA1374895513023444927104138-.266.303.354.657
2010BirminghamAA4920222538332293530-.262.294.376.670
2010Winston-SalemA8736857105188339237685-.285.327.402.729
2009KannapolisA12846464119107341299120623.256.300.328.628
2008KannapolisA6024337656102213654310.267.302.300.602
2008Great FallsR624610211423111.417.464.7081.172
TotalAL25171388181435848461584318.254.299.362.661
TotalAAA215793962114299855216722116.266.312.376.688
TotalAA4920222538332293530-.262.294.376.670
TotalA27510751582893416610265232321433.269.310.347.657
TotalR624610211423111.417.464.7081.172

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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