Eduardo Escobar

Eduardo Escobar #5

  • LF
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 10"/185
  • Age: 26


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Eduardo Escobar Stats

.262 12 58 2 .754

Eduardo Escobar MLB Career Stats

.258 21 114 6 .697

Eduardo Escobar Bio

  • Full Name: Eduardo Jose Escobar
  • Born: 1/5/1989 in Villa de Cura, Venezuela
  • Debut: September 2, 2011
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2015 Stats 409 48 107 12 58 2 .262 .309 .754
MLB Career Stats 1145 141 295 21 114 6 .258 .303 .697
  • Status: Active

Eduardo Escobar Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Twins AL 446 288 87.15 212.28 -1.31 12.44 38.53
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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October 14, 2015 at 6:15 AM ET

Escobar thrives late in 2015

Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar finished the 2015 regular season with a .262 average, 12 home runs, 58 RBIs, 48 runs scored and two stolen bases.

September 8, 2015 at 12:25 AM ET

E. Escobar goes 3-for-3, plates three

Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar went 3-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, a run scored and a walk against the Royals on Monday.


Eduardo Escobar Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2010 Peo Saguaros AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2010 Peo Saguaros AFL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/03/2013 Rochester INT

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Winston-Salem CAR

CAR Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Winston-Salem CAR

Eduardo Escobar Leaderboards


Season 2B Rank
2014 35 10th in AL

Eduardo Escobar Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 9, 2013 Minnesota Twins recalled LF Eduardo Escobar from Rochester Red Wings.
July 15, 2013 Minnesota Twins optioned Eduardo Escobar to Rochester Red Wings.
September 4, 2012 Minnesota Twins recalled Eduardo Escobar from Rochester Red Wings.
July 31, 2012 Eduardo Escobar roster status changed by Rochester Red Wings.
July 29, 2012 Minnesota Twins traded LHP Francisco Liriano to Chicago White Sox for SS Eduardo Escobar and LHP Pedro Hernandez.
July 29, 2012 Minnesota Twins optioned SS Eduardo Escobar to Rochester Red Wings.
September 2, 2011 Chicago White Sox recalled Eduardo Escobar from Charlotte Knights.
March 14, 2011 Chicago White Sox optioned Eduardo Escobar to Charlotte Knights.
November 19, 2010 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Eduardo Escobar from Birmingham Barons.
July 14, 2010 Eduardo Escobar assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
April 2, 2010 Eduardo Escobar assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Kannapolis Intimidators.
March 12, 2010 Eduardo Escobar assigned to Chicago White Sox.
March 12, 2010 Eduardo Escobar assigned to Chicago White Sox.
March 6, 2010 SS Eduardo Escobar assigned to Chicago White Sox.

Eduardo Jose Escobar Bio Info

Eduardo Jose Escobar...two sons, Eduardo Jr. and Raul.


Made Twins Opening Day roster for second consecutive season and third of his career (ChicagoAL in 2012)...Set single-game career-high with four hits April 30 vs. Los Angeles-NL...Started first career game in left field May 7 at Cleveland, playing 8.2 innings and making three putouts...Started first career game in centerfield May 8 at Cleveland, playing 8.0 innings, making two putouts and recording two outfield assists...Became second "primary infielder" in club history to record two outfield assists in a single game, the other being Jeff Reboulet May 20, 1996 vs. Milwaukee...Became Twins primary shortstop in early May when Twins optioned Pedro Florimon...started 19 straight games at shortstop May 23-June 10...Hit go-ahead solo home run to break 0-0 tie in top of 10th inning May 5 at Cleveland off John Axford; became second Twins player in the last 15 years to break a scoreless tie in extra innings with a homer, the previous being Jim Thome September 11, 2010 at Cleveland...Hit safely in career-high eight straight games May 10-18, hitting .419 (13-for-31) with six doubles during the streak...Hit .322 (29-for-90) in 27 May games with 13 doubles - tied with Ian Kinsler (May) and Denard Span (June) for most doubles in any month among all major leaguers...Hit .314 (53-for-169) with 21 doubles, 19 runs scored, 12 walks and a .357 on-base percentage in his first 55 games (through June 15)...Recorded career-high five hits August 22 vs. Detroit, falling a double short of the cycle...According to Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first player to collect five hits, including a home run, in a game from either the eighth or ninth slot in the lineup since Detroit's Carlos Pena had six hits, including a pair of homers, at Kansas City in 2004...Became second Twin on the season to get hits off five different pitchers in the same game - Danny Santana did it against the Chicago-AL on August 3...Recorded career-high six RBI September 27 at Detroit...Hit .328 (43-for-131) with 17 extra-base hits (4 home runs) from the right side and .252 (76-for-302) with 26 extra-base hits (2 home runs) from the left side...The .328 average from the right side ranked third best in baseball among all switch hitters...Ranked second on the Twins in doubles (35) and tied for 10th in the AL...Played 98 games at shortstop (86 starts), 25 games at third base (23 starts), nine at second base (6 starts), two in leftfield (1 start) and one in centerfield (1 start)...Given the Charles O. Johnson Award for Twins Most Improved Player as voted on by the Twin Cities Chapter of the BBWAA.


Made Twins Opening Day roster, marking his second time on a major league Opening Day roster (Chicago-AL in 2012)... Hit walk-off two-run double April 3 vs. Detroit, giving the Twins the 3-2 victory and his second career walk-off hit... Hit first career home run April 9 at Kansas City, a solo shot off Jeremy Guthrie... Optioned to Triple-A Rochester July 14... Recorded back-to-back four-hit games August 11 and 12 at Norwich... Finished the Triple-A season with a season-high nine-game hitting streak August 25-September 2... Named International League Player of the Week September 3 after leading the IL with 12 hits, three home runs, nine RBI, seven runs scored, and a .867 slugging percentage in the season's final eight games...on the final day, went 4-for-5 with three doubles, one home run with five RBI September 2 vs. Scranton-Wilkes/Barre... Hit .307 (51-for-166) with 16 doubles in 43 games on the season for Triple-A Rochester... Recalled by Minnesota September 9 and hit .324 (11-for-34) in 11 games to finish the season.

2012 Appeared in 36 games for Chicago-AL, playing third base, shortstop and second base...hit .207 (18-for-87) with four doubles, a triple and 14 runs scored. ... Entered season ranked as the 10th best prospect and best defensive infielder in White Sox organization for third straight season by Baseball America. ... Acquired from Chicago-AL in exchange for Francisco Liriano July 28, 2012; spent entire season on White Sox 25-man roster prior to being traded to Twins...added to Twins 40-man roster and assigned to Triple-A Rochester. ... Hit .217 (30-for-138) with three doubles, three triples, one home run, nine RBI and 19 runs scored in 35 games for Red Wings...committed just three errors while playing third base (17 games), shortstop (10 games) and second base (9 games)...recalled by Twins September 4. ... Made Twins debut, going 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored September 4 at Chicago-AL...recorded RBI-single in first Twins at-bat. 2011 Spent the majority of the season with Class AAA Charlotte, but appeared in nine games with the White Sox (.286, 2-7)...played in three games at shortstop and two at second base for the Sox...was recalled from Charlotte on 9/3 and made his Major-League debut that night at Detroit...entered the game as a defensive replacement at shortstop and picked up his first Major-League hit, a single off Justin Verlander...batted .266 (130-489) with 23 doubles, four triples, four home runs and 49 RBI in 137 games with the Knights...appeared in 107 games at shortstop and 30 at second base...collected a season-high four hits on three occasions (5/11 at Columbus, 8/21 vs. Gwinnett and 8/25 at Durham)...batted .396 (19-48) over his last 11 games, including an eight-game hitting streak from 8/25-31 (.436, 14-32)...hit .255 (47-184) with one home run and 19 RBI in 53 games with La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League...entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the Best Defensive Infielder in the White Sox system for the second straight year...also tabbed by the same publication as the No. 5 Prospect in the Sox organization. 2010 Combined to hit .277 (158-570) with 26 doubles, 11 triples, six home runs and 61 RBI in 136 games between Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham...was named to the mid and postseason Carolina League All-Star Teams...was named the CL Best Defensive Shortstop by Baseball America...ranked among the Sox organizational leaders in triples (2nd, 11), runs scored (T2nd, 79), hits (T2nd, 158) and total bases (T6th, 224)...appeared in 28 games with the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .300 (33-110) with four home runs, 15 RBI and 22 runs scored...ranked among AFL leaders in total bases (1st, 59), triples (T1st, 5), runs scored (2nd), home runs (T3rd) and hits (T3rd)...was named to the AFL West Division Rising Stars Team...entered the season ranked as the Best Defensive Infielder in the Sox organization by Baseball America ... played in six games with La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2009 Hit .256 (119-464) with three home runs and 41 RBI in 128 games with class a Kannapolis...led the team in runs scored (64) and stolen bases (20)...posted a 16-game hitting streak from 8/18-9/3, batting .426 (26-61)...hit .269 (7-26) in 26 games with La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2008 Made his professional debut with Advanced Rookie Great Falls and Kannapolis, batting .281 (75-267) in 66 combined games...played in six games with La Guaira in the VWL. 2007 Spent the entire season with the Dominican Summer League White Sox. 2006 Made his professional debut with the Venezuelan Summer League White Sox.