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Alcides Escobar | Shortstop | #2

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 12/16/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2003 / UDFA / MLW
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Alcides Escobar delivered a go-ahead double in the top of the 12th to help the Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 on Wednesday.
With Whit Merrifield getting the night off (at least to start), Escobar made his first start in the leadoff spot in three weeks. This will probably keep him there through 2018. Not only did he have the 12th-inning double, but his sac fly opened the scoring in the top of the eighth and he also had a single earlier in the contest. The double pushed his OPS back up to .600 for the first time since June 1. Jun 30 - 1:22 AM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2008MLW942000020100.500.500.5001.000
2009MLW3812538311112041842.304.333.368.701
2010MLW1455061191410441573670104.235.288.326.614
2011KC158548139218446692573269.254.290.343.633
2012KC1556051773075526827100355.293.331.390.721
2013KC158607142204452571984220.234.259.300.559
2014KC162579165345350742383316.285.317.377.694
2015KC148612157205347762675175.257.293.320.614
Career Totals:9733586939142402429942316050414531.262.298.344.642

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Drew Butera
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Raul Mondesi
2Christian Colon
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Alex Gordon
2Brett Eibner
CF1Lorenzo Cain
RF1Jarrod Dyson
2Paulo Orlando
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yordano Ventura
2Edinson Volquez
3Ian Kennedy
4Kris Medlen
5Danny Duffy
6Dillon Gee
7Mike Minor
8Jason Vargas
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Wade Davis
2Kelvin Herrera
3Joakim Soria
4Luke Hochevar
5Chien-Ming Wang
6Chris Young
7Peter Moylan
8Tim Collins
9Brian Flynn