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Alex EscobarTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2008 MLB Years: 2001-2006
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PositionsOF-556, CF-53, RF-49, LF-8, 1B-4, DH-3, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlexander Jose Escobar
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 6,1978 [39.342]PlaceValencia,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1995 by the New York Mets.
Signing ScoutsGregorio Machado
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MLB-#11 ... 1999-NYN-#1 ... 2000-MLB-#34 ... 2000-NYN-#1 ... 2001-MLB-#18 ... 2001-NYN-#1 ... 2002-MLB-#71 ... 2002-CLE-#2
MLB DebutMay 8,2001 [22.244]
OrganizationsNYN [6] WAS [3] CLE [2] Awards6
TBC Player ID1150Retrosheet IDescoa002MLBAM ID276510
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-of172475152740010714930100.360.410.413.82331483.403.053.187.3724.8210.842.250.000.0014.81
1997Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-of18267312184111100101710101.247.341.370.71127685.304.123.260.32111.7620.001.701.1873.0033.33
1997Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-of181036673003103800113.194.250.278.52810340.241.084.194.2267.5020.002.670.000.0042.86
1997Totals for Rk-Rk         3610918257111410132510214.229.312.339.651379125.282.110.239.29110.4020.001.920.80109.0036.00
1998Columbia BombersSALAnyn-of191124169012923527914975413355311.310.393.584.97724355483.394.274.505.41711.1827.542.465.5915.4142.64
1999Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-of2028132001001200000.375.444.6251.069529.500.250.375.45811.1122.222.000.000.0066.67
1999St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-of2013120013111100100.667.6001.6672.267515.5001.0001.333.71720.0020.001.0020.003.0050.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         311252014112300100.455.500.9091.40910314.500.454.636.55014.2921.431.507.1411.0060.00
2000Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn25of211224377912625716672455711470558.288.375.487.86221348506.353.199.373.37211.2622.532.003.1627.3138.10
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of2211139755106214125218335146315210.267.327.431.75817137441.385.164.290.3267.9433.114.172.7233.0834.91
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn25cf-rf22185031010381031900001.200.245.400.64520453.250.200.280.2765.6635.856.335.6616.6740.00
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle26of241184396311021224788324133706311.251.296.472.76820747476.299.221.287.3245.0427.945.545.0418.2942.73
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle6rf2428991627205141073310110.273.324.444.768447108.355.171.253.3306.4830.564.714.6319.8025.93
2004Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle22of2516631018504100141520000.286.348.556.90435969.318.270.317.3845.8021.743.755.8015.7550.00
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle6cf-rf254615220328211211234213001.211.318.309.6274711179.284.098.250.28812.8523.461.830.56152.0034.38
2006Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-of2737110001002100000.143.333.143.476109.167.000.286.25622.2211.110.500.000.000.00
2006Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas-of2735122213811052622202380012.311.440.525.9656416150.351.214.377.41913.3315.331.153.3324.4042.11
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         38129223911052722222480012.302.434.504.9386516159.340.202.372.41013.8415.091.093.1425.8041.03
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas44cf2733871431324182081800403.356.394.575.96950999.391.219.333.4048.0818.182.254.0421.7529.03
2007Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-2828110001001100000.125.222.125.347109.143.000.125.17911.1111.111.000.000.000.00
2007Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas25of28516032001100200100.188.176.313.4895217.200.125.188.2000.0011.760.000.000.0066.67
2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas47of28727341001004900002.148.258.185.4435131.222.037.185.21912.9029.032.250.000.0025.00
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         14514830031051200102.157.228.216.44411357.200.059.176.2078.7721.052.400.000.0037.50
2008Columbus ClippersILAAAwas6of29672302959120631332047203011.257.318.387.7058918255.294.130.217.3127.8418.432.352.3538.3330.51
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter125388531001441352514111223515.258.328.415.74316131439.325.157.273.0009.3425.512.732.9629.8531.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6612357387652134199638711426240661386271349.277.349.472.82111122492668.342.195.334.0009.0024.782.753.6024.5538.19
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31911561602976064617229108735014114534.257.313.439.7525071121272.324.182.273.0006.8427.524.023.6225.1337.71
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1625751001673872194277771391506610.290.385.490.87528266673.347.200.369.00011.4420.651.813.1227.3839.52
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter311230014112200100.273.357.545.9026114.222.272.455.00014.2914.291.007.1411.0033.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1124169012923527914975413355311.310.393.584.97724355483.394.274.505.00011.1827.542.465.5915.4142.64
Rk Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter65199355613112681203740314.281.354.372.7267415226.335.091.226.0008.8516.371.850.44199.0026.79
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74251365910262621307523111.235.320.363.6839118287.310.128.251.00010.4526.132.502.0941.8330.51
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33871431324182081800403.356.394.575.96950999.391.219.333.0008.0818.182.254.0421.7529.03
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter185031010381031900001.200.245.400.64520453.250.200.280.0005.6635.856.335.6616.6740.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162503691301851767615314534616.258.328.415.74320940569.325.157.273.0009.3425.512.732.9629.8531.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257895160335249528659162917312.277.349.472.82127361654.342.195.334.0009.0024.782.753.6024.5538.19

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn17OF21--4223-4744.9362.10------2487.535.6
1997Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18OF19--2621-2928.9661.47------2673.131.7
1997Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18OF10--19-2-2119.9051.90------10100.014.7
1997Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18SS1--161187.8757.00------263.81.7
1998Columbia Bombers SALAnyn19OF101--1865121203191.9411.89------11290.271.6
1999Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn20OF1--1---111.0001.00------250.01.7
1999St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn20OF1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2000Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn21OF119--2761053291286.9832.40------12297.585.0
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn22OF108--242852255250.9802.31------11197.376.1
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn22CF9-611611-1817.9441.890.28-----1850.05.6
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn22RF7-56102111312.9231.710.21-----1838.94.3
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle24OF103--191851204199.9751.93------11887.372.0
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24RF2525221593226462.9692.480.28-----2889.315.4
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25OF14--222--24241.0001.71------1687.59.7
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25CF2121188533-156561.0002.670.30-----4645.713.0
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25RF1616129296123635.9722.190.27-----4634.89.9
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25LF856620---20201.0002.500.30-----4617.44.9
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH3---------------466.51.9
2006Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas27OF3--31-1441.0001.33------3100.05.6
2006Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas27OF34--6642-7270.9722.06------3597.123.9
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27CF23191746111-6362.9842.700.36-----3369.714.2
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27RF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----333.00.6
2007Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas28OF4--9---991.0002.25------580.02.8
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas28OF6--13-1-1413.9292.17------785.74.2
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas29OF12--15---15151.0001.25------6717.98.5
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas291B4--122--14141.0003.50------676.02.8
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF5340423130521137135.9852.550.32-----530.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF4941408991145114110.9652.240.27-----490.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF856620---20201.0002.500.30-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF243--48318113512501.9792.06------2430.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--122--14141.0003.50------40.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF157--3511473372365.9812.32------1570.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF101--1865121203191.9411.89------1010.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF54--9156110296.9411.78------540.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--161187.8757.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn17---------21-
1997Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18----1----19-
1997Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18---------10-
1998Columbia Bombers SALAnyn19---------101-
1999Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn20---------1-
1999St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn20---------1-
2000Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn21---------119-
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn22---------108-
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn22-------97--
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle24---------103-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24--------25--
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25---------14-
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25------82116-3
2006Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas27---------3-
2006Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas27---------34-
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27-------231--
2007Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas28---------4-
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas28---------6-
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas29--4------12-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2723000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2007Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28412130001000300000.250.250.250.5003012.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2008Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB291229131002003810202.103.200.138.3384135.130.035.1388.5722.862.670.000.0033.33
2010Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3111100000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs19453610030041211202.133.212.156.3687153.171.023.1117.5522.643.000.000.0016.67

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... New York Mets Minor League Player of the Year ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF)3
2000Eastern League All-Star Team (OF) ... Eastern League Rookie of the Year2
2003International League All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-03-22ContractSigned by Rockies 
2007-06-20InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-03-28InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder surgery 
2007-01-24ContractSigned by Nationals to avoid arbitration 
2006-10-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-26InjuredDisabled -- right shoulder separation  
2006-07-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-05-22InjuredDisabled -- - 
2005-04-20InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-02-14TradeTraded by White Sox to Nationals for Jerry Owens 
2004-08-17InjuredDisabled -- fracture in his right foot 
2004-08-16Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Indians. 
2002-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-11-04On disabled list 
2002-03-30InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-12-11TradeTraded by Mets with Billy Traber, Earl Snyder, Jerrod Riggan and Matt Lawton to Indians for Danny Peoples, Mike Bacsik and Roberto Alomar. 
1995-07-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2001New York MetsTeam Payroll22200,000-77139-1,897,758200,000200,000
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24300,000-70333-2,163,527300,000500,000
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25302,200-73930192,070,100300,000802,200
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll27327,000-74231-2,365,072327,0001,129,200
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red