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Edgmer Escalona | Relief Pitcher

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Giants released RHP Edgmer Escalona.
Escalona was signed to a minor league deal last month but never appeared in a spring training game for the Giants. He'll now try to latch on elsewhere. Apr 5 - 8:44 AM

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Giants signed RHP Edgmer Escalona to a minor league contract.

Escalona spent last season at Triple-A with the Orioles and Yankees, holding a 3.73 ERA with 37 strikeouts over 50 2/3 innings. The 28-year-old has a career 4.50 ERA over 78 relief appearances in the majors but isn't a bad depth guy.
Mar 13 - 1:32 PM

Yankees signed RHP Edgmer Escalona to a minor league contract.

Escalona opted to become a free agent in late June after the Orioles removed him from their 40-man roster. He has struggled this season at the Triple-A level and seems doubtful to get a shot with the big-league Yanks.
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 05:43:00 PM

Edgmer Escalona has elected free agency.

Escalona had been outrighted off the Orioles' 40-man roster, and he's decided to seek a job elsewhere rather than remain in the organization. The right-hander holds a 6.10 ERA, 1.55 WHIP and 14/5 K/BB ratio over 20 2/3 Triple-A innings this season.
Mon, Jun 23, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Orioles sent RHP Edgmer Escalona outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

The 27-year-old has been pitching for Triple-A Norfolk already, but was outrighted off the 40-man roster to make room for the newly signed Randy Wolf. He has posted a 6.10 ERA, 1.55 WHIP and 14/5 K/BB ratio over his 20 2/3 innings on the season.
Sun, Jun 22, 2014 06:13:00 PM

Edgmer Escalona (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment on Friday.

It's not clear what affiliation he'll be placed with. Escalona has been on the disabled list all season due to discomfort in his throwing shoulder and isn't a sure bet to be added to the big league bullpen once ready.
Thu, May 29, 2014 09:53:00 PM

Edgmer Escalona (shoulder) threw live batting practice with no issues on Tuesday.

Escalona has been on the disabled list all season due to discomfort in his throwing shoulder, but it appears he's making progress. There's no timetable for his return.
Wed, May 14, 2014 09:20:00 AM

Orioles placed RHP Edgmer Escalona on the 60-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder.

Escalona has been nursing the ailment since early March. He's yet to resume throwing and will miss at least the first two months of the season.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 03:48:00 PM

Edgmer Escalona (shoulder) hopes to start doing exercises this week.

Escalona, recovering from discomfort in his throwing shoulder, "feels a lot better." He wants to start throwing in a week or so. The 27-year-old right-hander is doubtful to land a spot in the Orioles' Opening Day bullpen.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 08:57:00 AM

Edgmer Escalona will be shut down for at least the next three weeks due to right shoulder inflammation.

Escalona allowed five runs -- all earned -- Saturday in his Grapefruit League debut and then began experiencing discomfort in his throwing shoulder soon after. The 27-year-old right-hander is now doubtful to land a spot in the Orioles' Opening Day bullpen.
Tue, Mar 4, 2014 08:37:00 AM

Orioles signed RHP Edgmer Escalona to a one-year contract.

Escalona was surprisingly able to land a major league deal after he posted a 5.67 ERA over 37 relief appearances with the Rockies this past season. However, the Orioles have been intrigued by his success in winter ball and clearly see him as a piece of their bullpen for 2014.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 02:02:00 PM

Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports that the Orioles have signed right-hander Edgmer Escalona, pending a physical.

It's unclear whether he'll receive a guaranteed major league contract. Escalona posted a 5.67 ERA and 1.43 WHIP over 37 appearances with the Rockies this past season.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 11:26:00 AM

Rockies sent RHP Edgmer Escalona outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He had been designated for assignment last week but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. Escalona holds a 5.67 ERA and 1.43 WHIP over 37 appearances at the big league level this season.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 07:27:00 PM

Rockies designated RHP Edgmer Escalona for assignment.

Escalona hasn't appeared in a game since August 18 and should pass through waivers unclaimed. The 26-year-old will likely be back up when rosters expand in September.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 05:02:00 PM

Edgmer Escalona (calf) returned to action Friday.

Escalona missed over a week due to a calf injury, but managed to avoid the disabled list. He didn't allow any hits over a scoreless inning of work Friday and should continue to be used in middle relief now that he's finally healthy.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 09:23:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Andrew Susac
1B1Brandon Belt
2B1Joe Panik
2Kelby Tomlinson
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Ehire Adrianza
3B1Matt Duffy
LF1Marlon Byrd
2Juan Perez
CF1Angel Pagan
2Gregor Blanco
RF1Hunter Pence
2Nori Aoki
3Justin Maxwell
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Matt Cain
3Mike Leake
4Jake Peavy
5Tim Lincecum
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Santiago Casilla
2Sergio Romo
3Jeremy Affeldt
4Javier Lopez
5Hunter Strickland
6George Kontos
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Ryan Vogelsong
9Tim Hudson
10Josh Osich
11Michael Broadway