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Alcides Escobar

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Royals | Alcides Escobar injures knee

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:57:38 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (knee) exited against the Oakland Athletics with a mild knee strain Friday, April 17.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) is off to a solid start, batting .326 with seven runs scored and five RBIs in 10 games. However, check back on his status going forward before using him at FantasyScore in case the knee injury turns out to be serious.

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Royals | Lorenzo Cain willing to hit anywhere

Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:07:37 -0800

Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain could hit third in the lineup for the 2015 season, with SS Alcides Escobar at leadoff and OF Alex Rios in the No. 2 spot. Cain hit .321/.367/.429 in the final two weeks of the season last year in the No. 3 position, and he was .333/.388/.417 in the same spot in the playoffs. "I don't remember ever batting third before that," Cain said. "But whatever helps make us go, I'm for it. Once he changed the lineup, we kind of took off. But whatever works, I'm for it."

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Royals | Alcides Escobar big game in loss

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:20:06 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar went 4-for-5 with an RBI in his the team's 3-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers Saturday, Sept. 20. The four-hit performance raised his average to .280.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar hitting second

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:49:46 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar is batting second Tuesday, Aug. 26, against the Minnesota Twins.

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Royals | Christian Colon up

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:12:06 -0700

Kansas City Royals INF Christian Colon was recalled from Triple-A Omaha. He'll back up 2B Omar Infante and SS Alcides Escobar, and he could serve as the platoon option versus southpaws if 3B Mike Moustakas loses playing time.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar leaves early

Sun, 22 Jun 2014 18:22:56 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (shin) left the game early Sunday, June 22, because of a bruised shin. The X-rays done on the shin came back negative.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar leaves early

Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:02:50 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (calf) left the game early Friday, June 13, because of a cramp in his left calf. Manager Ned Yost said Escobar could sit out Saturday, June 14, if he has tightness in his calf.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar productive on the bases

Sun, 25 May 2014 07:45:51 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar stole two bags Saturday, May 24, to give him 14 on the season. He has been successful on 43 of his last 44 steal attempts.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar dinged Saturday

Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11:16:55 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (knee) suffered a knee injury during the 10th inning of the game against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, April 26, after 2B Jonathan Schoop slid into him at second base. He remained in the game and manager Ned Yost said he believes he'll be OK.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar expected to play Friday

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:00:47 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar (shoulder) played in a minor league game Thursday, March 20, and is expected to start in one of the team's two spring training games Friday, March 21.

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