Toronto Blue Jays
2015 Avg.
.000
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Yunel Escobar
Born  11/2/1982
Height  6-2
Weight  205
Number  5
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/28/2015 11:55:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar is still out of the lineup for Sunday's first game of a doubleheader versus the Phillies.
Insight: Escobar left Friday's game when he took a pitch on the hand. There is no word whether he will play in the second game on Sunday. Danny Espinosa will start at third base and Dan Uggla at second.
 
6/26/2015 7:38:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar left Friday's game after being hit on the wrist with a pitch.
Insight: He stayed in the game to run the bases, but had to be removed in favor of Dan Uggla. Stay tuned.
 
6/20/2015 4:19:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar was scratched from Saturday's linuep with a stomach bug.
Insight: Ian Desmond will take his spot in the lineup. Consider Escobar day-to-day.
 
6/18/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar went 5-for-5 with an RBI and run scored in the loss to the Rays on Thursday.
Insight: Escobar nearly had half of the Washington hits, and it wasn't enough as the Nationals lost, 5-3. Escobar is hitting .331 with three home runs and 22 RBI in 236 at-bats this season.
 
6/7/2015 1:01:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar is back in the starting lineup on Sunday.
Insight: The original plan was for Escobar to sit the entire weekend, but apparently he is feeling better. Escobar is playing third base and batting second on Sunday.
 
6/6/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar left Thursday's game with a wrist injury and is not expected to play for the remainder of the weekend series against Chicago.
Insight: Anthony Rendon moved over to third Thursday night and will start at the hot corner, while Danny Espinosa will play second. That's called depth!
 
6/5/2015 3:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar left Thursday's game with a wrist injury and is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Anthony Rendon moved over to third Thursday night and will start at the hot corner on Friday, while Danny Espinosa will play second.
 
6/4/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals infielder Yunel Escobar left Thursday's game with an undisclosed injury.
Insight: Anthony Rendon moved over to third, while Danny Espinosa came in to play second. Stay tuned for more updates.
 
6/3/2015 3:45:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar is 9-for-28 with two doubles in his career against Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle.
Insight: Escobar has two hits in three of the last four games. He is hitting .314/.376/.389 with nine extra-base hits, 14 RBI and 28 runs in 185 at-bats this season.
 
5/10/2015 2:52:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar left Sunday's game with an injury according to MASN.
Insight: It is unclear what he hurt, but Escobar left in the second inning. Check back for updates.
 
5/4/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar went 5-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in the, 6-4, victory over the Marlins on Monday.
Insight: All five of Escobar's hit were singles. Even after four singles, Washington needed the fifth hit to score the winning run in the eighth. The single scored two and gave the Nationals the, 6-4, lead. Escobar is hitting .311 with two home runs and seven RBI this season.
 
4/30/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar was 3-for-5 with three runs in the, 8-2, victory over the Mets on Thursday.
Insight: Escobar had three singles and scored in the fourth, sixth and ninth in his first game back from his hand injury that kept him sidelined on Tuesday and Wednesday. Escobar is hitting .306 with two home runs and nine runs in 72 at-bats this season.
 
4/30/2015 5:15:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar will return to the lineup on Thursday against the Mets.
Insight: Escobar didn't play on Tuesday or Wednesday due to a hand injury he suffered on Monday when Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons spiked him. Escobar is hitting .284/.351/.418 with two home runs and five RBI this season.
 
4/27/2015 8:53:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar left Monday's game with an apparent hand injury.
Insight: Andrelton Simmons spiked Escobar sliding into third base. Stay tuned.
 
4/22/2015 10:43:00 AM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar is 9-for-24 with two doubles and an RBI in his career versus Cardinals starter John Lackey.
Insight: Escobar also has hits in the last three games. He also has two home runs in that stretch, so make sure Escobar is in the lineup on Wednesday.
 
4/21/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar hit a walkoff homer Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Insight: He did so in the 10th off Carlos Villanueva. It was Escobar's lone hit in the game in fuve at-bats, and he now has two home runs and two RBIs overall.
 
4/21/2015 4:30:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar (groin) will play Tuesday night.
Insight: He was questionable coming in after missing the past two games. Escobar will bat sixth against Lance Lynn and the Cardinals.
 
4/21/2015 10:04:00 AM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar is questionable for Tuesday's game against St. Louis due to a groin issue.
Insight: Escobar is hitting .286 with a home run and RBI in 11 games this season. his last game was Friday night so he's had four days to rest.
 
4/17/2015 10:30:00 PM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar left Friday's game after tweaking his groin according to MLB.com.
Insight: The team is going to see how Escobar feels on Saturday before sending him to the disabled list. Escobar is hitting .286 with a home run and RBI in 11 games this season.
 
3/7/2015 10:11:00 AM
Description: Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar has a Grade 1 oblique strain says Matt Williams and he'll take the next 7-10 days off, according to James Wagner of the Washington Post.
Insight: It wasn't supposed to be serious, but Escobar will miss significant time. Escobar is a low-end fantasy shortstop who batted .258 last season with seven homers, 39 RBI and 33 runs in 476 at-bats.