Edwin Escobar

Edwin Escobar #51

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2"/225
  • Age: 23

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Edwin Escobar MLB Career Stats

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Edwin Escobar Bio

  • Full Name: Edwin Jose Escobar
  • Born: 4/22/1992 in La Sabana, Venezuela
  • Debut: August 27, 2014
  • Relationship(s): cousin of Kelvim Escobar
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MLB Career Stats 0 0 4.50 2 0 0 2.0 2 0.50

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Awards

Edwin Escobar Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2014 Fresno PCL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/05/2013 Richmond EAS

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/08/2013 San Jose CAL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 San Jose CAL

SAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/27/2012 Augusta SAL

NWL Pitcher of the Week

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08/16/2010 Salem-Keizer NOR

Edwin Escobar Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 13, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 11, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent LHP Edwin Escobar on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 9, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent LHP Edwin Escobar on a rehab assignment to Greenville Drive.
April 5, 2015 Edwin Escobar roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
September 17, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled LHP Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 28, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 27, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 11, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 10, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 26, 2014 Boston Red Sox traded RHP Jake Peavy and cash to San Francisco Giants for LHP Edwin Escobar and RHP Heath Hembree.
July 26, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 18, 2014 San Francisco Giants optioned LHP Edwin Escobar to Fresno Grizzlies.
October 1, 2013 San Francisco Giants recalled Edwin Escobar from Richmond Flying Squirrels.
July 10, 2013 Edwin Escobar assigned to Richmond Flying Squirrels from San Jose Giants.
March 15, 2013 San Francisco Giants optioned Edwin Escobar to San Jose Giants.
November 20, 2012 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of LHP Edwin Escobar from Augusta GreenJackets.
April 5, 2012 Edwin Escobar assigned to Augusta GreenJackets from AZL Giants.
June 20, 2011 Edwin Escobar assigned to AZL Giants from Giants Extended Spring Training.
April 27, 2011 Edwin Escobar assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Augusta GreenJackets.
April 5, 2011 Edwin Escobar assigned to Augusta GreenJackets from Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
June 18, 2010 Edwin Escobar assigned to Salem-Keizer Volcanoes from AZL Giants.
April 1, 2010 AZL Rangers traded LHP Edwin Escobar to AZL Giants.
June 21, 2009 Edwin Escobar assigned to AZL Rangers.

Edwin Jose Escobar Bio Info

Name is pronounced Ed-win es-CO-bar...Entering his 1st full season in the Red Sox organization after being acquired from SF via trade on 7/26/14...Was acquired along with RHP Heath Hembree in exchange for RHP Jake Peavy and cash...Began his professional career in the TEX organization after being signed as an international free agent in July 2008...Was traded to SF in exchange for LHP Ben Snyder on 4/1/10...Over his 6-year professional career in the minor leagues, has posted a 2.96 SO/BB ratio (548 SO/185 BB), while averaging 8.84 SO/9.0 IP (557.2 IP)...Made his ML debut with the Red Sox in 2014 working as a reliever...Made 8 starts for Triple-A Pawtucket between the regular season and playoffs in 2014 and helped the PawSox to the International League championship...Started for the PawSox in the Triple-A Championship game on 9/16 vs. Omaha (ND)...Selected to the World Team roster for the 2014 MLB All-Star Futures Game at MIN...Named to the 2013 California League mid-season All-Star team while pitching for High-A San Jose...Following the 2013 season was named the No. 2 overall prospect in SF's system by Baseball America...Was also rated the No. 56 prospect overall by the same publication after the 2013 season...Finished 10th among all full-season Single-A pitchers with 122 SO in 2012 while pitching for Augusta...His 2.96 ERA that season ranked 4th lowest among all SF minor league pitchers. Rated the No. 14 overall prospect in the SF organization by Baseball America following the 2012 season.

2014

In his 1st year at the Triple-A level, combined to go 3-10, 4.94 ERA (76 ER/138.1 IP) with 45 BB and 116 SO in 25 starts between Pawtucket and Fresno...Began the year with Triple-A Fresno in SF's minor league system...Prior to the season was rated the No. 2 overall prospect in their system by Baseball America...Finished 3rd on the staff in SO (96) despite making his final appearance for them on 7/21...Held left-handed batters to a .188 AVG (27-for-144) at Fresno...Selected to the World Team roster for the 2014 MLB All-Star Futures Game at MIN...Allowed 1 run on 3 hits in 1.0 inning of work (ND)...Acquired by BOS from SF on 7/26 and was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket...Made 5 starts for the PawSox to close out the regular season and had a 1.80 ERA (5 ER/25.0 IP) over his first 4 starts, going at least 6.0 IP in each outing...Made 3 starts for Pawtucket in the playoffs, going 1-0 with a 2.18 ERA (5 ER/20.2 IP), 2 BB and 18 SO...Earned the win in Game 1 of the Governors' Cup Finals on 9/9 vs. Durham...Started the Triple-A Championship Game on 9/16 vs. Omaha but did not factor into the decision in the PawSox' 4-2 loss to the Pacific Coast League champions...Had 3 total stints in the majors with the Red Sox, but only appeared in 2 games, both in relief...Was recalled 3 times: 8/10 (did not appear), 8/27, and 9/17...Made his ML debut on 8/27 at TOR, throwing 1.0 scoreless inning in relief...Only appeared in 1 game following his final call-up of the season (9/24 vs. TB - 1.0 IP, ER)

2013

Split the season between Class A Advanced San Jose and double-A Richmond, going a combined 8-8 with a 2.78 ERA (40er, 128.2ip) and 146 strikeouts in 26 outings (24 starts). He made 16 appearances (14 starts) with San Jose, posting a 3-4 mark with a 2.86 ERA (24er, 74.2ip) and 92 strikeouts. Was one of seven San Jose Giants to be named to the California League All-Star team. He hurled a shutout in four of his 10 starts with double-A Richmond. Between his two stops in San Jose and Richmond, Escobar struck out 146 batters compared to just 30 walks in 128.2 innings. Owned a 2.16 ERA through the first five starts of his season, but received a no-decisions in each outing. Was named California League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending on July 7...Escobar made two starts and did not allow an earned run in a combined 13.0 innings pitched, while striking out 14 batters. Was promoted to double-A Richmond on July 10...at the time of his promotion, Escobar ranked third in Cal League in ERA (2.89) and had a 92-to-17 K/BB ratio in 74.0 innings pitched. Was selected as the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the period of July 29th-Aug. 4th ... Escobar made just one start during the week, as he fired 7.0-shutout innings against New Hampshire ... he allowed just one hit, retirin 21 of the 22 batters that he faced. He rode a string of 16.1-scoreless innings over three outing from July 23-Aug. 3. Posted a 3.68 ERA (9er, 22.0ip) in 17 outings (two starts) for Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League.

2012 In his third season with the Giants' organization, southpaw went 7-8 with a 2.96 ERA along with 122 strikeouts in 22 starts for Class A Augusta. Ranked third in the South Atlantic League with a 2.96 ERA. Was named SAL Pitcher of the Week for Aug. 20-27 after tossing 8.0-shutout innings with nine strikeouts in a 4-0 win over Charleston on Aug. 19. 11 of his 22 starts were quality outings. Was extremely tough on left-handed hitters,holding them to a .207 avg. against (28-for-135). 2011

Split the 2011 campaign between Class A Augusta and rookie-level Arizona. Missed nearly three weeks of the season from April 24-May 13 with a laceration on his left hand. Played for the Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan winter league following the 2011 season.

2010

Spent the entire 2010 season with short-season Salem-Keizer, going 2-4 with a 4.86 ERA in 14 starts.

2009

Began his professional career with the Arizona Rookie League Rangers in 2009.