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Alcides EscobarTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Kansas City Royals MLB Years: 2008-2018
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Arizona Fall League
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World Series Champion
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PositionsSS-1880, 3B-29, 2B-10, CF-7, OF-6, RF-2, LF-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlcides Escobar
Height6-1Weight155BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 16,1986 [31.303]PlaceLa Sabana,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2003 by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Signing Bonus$33,000Signing ScoutsEpy GuerreroService Time8.082 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2006-MIL-#6 ... 2007-MIL-#9 ... 2008-MIL-#3 ... 2009-MLB-#19 ... 2009-MIL-#1 ... 2010-MLB-#12 ... 2010-MIL-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 3,2008 [21.261]
OrganizationsKCA [8] MIL [7] Awards9
TBC Player ID51138Retrosheet IDescoa003MLBAM ID444876
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed83Power25Contact84XBH25RBIs36Runs64Hitting68Durability88Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Helena BrewersPioRkmil53ss1768231386580224209204446106.281.348.342.6907910262.339.061.195.3127.6316.792.200.76115.5015.38
2005West Virginia PowerSALAmil-181275208014125823630132090711404.271.305.362.66718835562.322.091.162.2933.5616.014.500.36260.0024.82
2006Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil-ss1987350479091233288195637714.257.296.306.60210712386.294.049.160.2674.9214.512.950.52175.0013.33
2007Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil-ss2063268378783025181073532304.325.345.377.72210111283.369.052.108.3202.4712.375.000.000.0012.64
2007Huntsville StarsSouAAmil5ss206222627645412843113606246.283.314.354.6688010245.330.071.124.2894.4914.693.270.41226.0015.63
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1254946415113715322131871385410.306.331.366.69718121528.351.060.115.3063.4113.453.940.19494.0013.91
2008Huntsville StarsSouAAmil15ss211315469517924587634831823107010.328.363.434.79723737597.369.106.211.3505.1913.742.651.3468.2520.67
2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil21ss2194220000000100000.500.500.5001.000204.667.000.000.4480.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil15ss2210943076128246434421032655191213.298.353.409.76217634487.343.111.260.3376.5713.352.030.82107.5026.56
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil21ss22381252038311114241822100.304.333.368.701465134.346.064.112.3122.9913.434.500.75125.0013.16
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil21ss23145506571191410441104367034378.235.288.326.61416528552.264.091.174.2706.5212.681.940.72126.5023.53
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss241585486913921844626925734183110.254.290.343.63318833598.285.089.166.2794.1812.212.920.67137.0023.74
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss251556056817730755235527100880214.293.331.390.72123642648.344.097.192.3164.1715.433.700.77121.0023.73
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss26158607571422044522201984394112.234.259.300.55918228642.264.066.133.2472.9613.084.420.62151.7519.72
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss27162579741653453503162383684112.285.317.377.69421842620.326.092.174.3073.7113.393.610.48193.0025.45
2015Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss281486127615720534717526758115110.257.293.320.61319628662.286.063.126.2713.9311.332.880.45204.0017.83
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss291626375716624675517427963510216.261.290.350.64022337682.292.089.152.2763.9614.083.561.0391.0022.29
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss30162599711503656544715102474114.250.272.357.62921447629.291.107.127.2692.3816.226.800.9599.8331.33
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23114048554112223434822974584114.231.279.313.59215229531.263.082.155.2615.4613.942.550.75121.2525.89
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter14375307605136722454414421744423177646803817110.258.292.343.63518223195702.293.085.154.0004.0513.613.360.72129.4423.34
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6472571400754103271925617661140408256125747.293.333.377.7109681492822.339.084.182.0004.9614.462.910.67135.3219.76
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10943076128246434421032655191213.298.353.409.76217634487.343.111.260.0006.5713.352.030.82107.5026.56
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19377212224329991043811421183169416.315.349.411.76031747842.358.096.185.0004.9914.012.811.0785.7819.34
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1506188417717425846182691691018.286.317.337.65420823669.327.051.138.0003.8913.603.500.30309.0012.99
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1275208014125823630132090711404.271.305.362.66718835562.322.091.162.0003.5616.014.500.36260.0024.82
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68231386580224209204446106.281.348.342.6907910262.339.061.195.0007.6316.792.200.76115.5015.38
Kansas City Royals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter12454672526120820743363901603819168741743410102.259.292.344.63616092865012.294.085.153.0003.8113.713.600.72129.7823.68
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter192635791591711552146408956478.250.298.335.63321333690.283.085.161.0005.8012.902.230.72127.0020.75
Average MLB - Per 162 games162598681542565502052687594212.258.292.343.63520536643.293.085.154.0004.0513.613.360.72129.4423.34
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626441001892675644415351026156212.293.333.377.71024237707.339.084.182.0004.9614.462.910.67135.3219.76

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Helena BrewersPioRkmil53Rel1700--10100000.0000000000----------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--10100000.0000000000----------0.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--10100000.0000000000----------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Helena Brewers PioRkmil17SS66--1002242129345324.9394.91------6897.186.8
2006Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil19SS80--1381992144358337.9414.21------8792.062.0
2007Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil20SS60--861841625286270.9444.50------6395.244.1
2007Huntsville Stars SouAAmil20SS61--106155535266261.9814.28------6298.444.5
2008Huntsville Stars SouAAmil21SS125--2314292094680660.9715.28------13195.489.3
2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil21SS2-2-------------922.21.2
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil22SS102--1563161259484472.9754.63------10993.670.8
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil222B7--1415433329.8794.14------1096.44.9
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil22SS37333005994620159153.9624.140.51-----3897.422.8
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil23SS13813411511743582071552532.9643.860.46-----14595.285.2
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil23RF21112---221.0001.000.18-----1451.41.2
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil23LF2-42---221.0001.000.50-----1451.41.2
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil23CF1-24---441.0004.002.00-----1450.70.6
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS15815613872714591598745730.9804.620.53-----158100.097.5
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS15515513792424081997669650.9724.190.47-----155100.095.7
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26SS15815613882223951389630617.9793.910.44-----158100.097.5
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27SS16216214332134401691669653.9764.030.46-----162100.0100.0
2015Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28SS14814813062174171380647634.9804.280.49-----148100.091.4
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29SS16216214122214261495661647.9793.990.46-----162100.0100.0
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30SS16216214042024681597685670.9784.140.48-----162100.0100.0
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31SS104104905129243949381372.9763.580.41-----14074.364.2
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca313B29272452553378178.9632.690.32-----14020.717.9
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF664812-1-1312.9232.000.25-----1404.33.7
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31CF664812-1-1312.9232.000.25-----1404.33.7
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca312B321656--11111.0003.670.69-----1402.11.9
MLB Totals for SS - 11 season(s)-   SS13861372120671950370814078757985658.9764.080.47-----13860.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B29272452553378178.9632.690.32-----290.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF765016-1-1716.9412.290.32-----70.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF664812-1-1312.9232.000.25-----60.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B321656--11111.0003.670.69-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF21112---221.0001.000.18-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2-42---221.0001.000.50-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS102--1563161259484472.9754.63------1020.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--1415433329.8794.14------70.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS186--33758425129946921.9744.95------1860.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS140--2243833769644607.9434.34------1400.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS66--1002242129345324.9394.91------660.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Helena Brewers PioRkmil17----66------
2006Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil19----80------
2007Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil20----60------
2007Huntsville Stars SouAAmil20----61------
2008Huntsville Stars SouAAmil21----125------
2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil21----2------
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil22---7102------
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil22----37------
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil23----138-212--
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24----158------
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25----155------
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26----158------
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27----162------
2015Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28----148------
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29----162------
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30----162------
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---310429-6-6-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor182490930210115101500000.333.333.378.71134390.400.045.0890.0016.670.000.000.0010.00
2006Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB1956000000000000001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2044010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2119478164004301500000.340.354.426.78020448.381.086.1702.0810.425.000.000.0025.00
2009Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2230529122106401900002.231.245.308.55316353.279.077.1731.8916.989.000.000.0025.00
2010Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2321609203019314701100.333.369.433.80226466.358.100.2006.0610.611.751.5260.0020.00
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24235512200059204302102.364.400.6361.03635562.313.272.3826.454.840.758.0611.0025.00
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25266612214206101611004.318.338.439.77729669.350.121.1521.458.706.000.000.0028.57
2013Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26216214182204104700003.290.333.387.72024466.327.097.1776.0610.611.750.000.0022.22
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271029393005100301001.310.310.414.72412330.346.104.1380.0010.000.000.000.0033.33
2014Kansas City RoyalsWild CardMLB2714120000100002000.500.500.5001.000206.500.000.2500.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB27314131001000501000.214.214.286.5004115.333.072.0710.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
2014Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB27418351012001100000.278.316.500.8169219.250.222.2785.265.261.005.2618.0040.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB27729393002010501001.310.310.414.72412330.375.104.0690.0016.670.000.000.0033.33
2015Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2821616114002004700004.180.231.246.47715465.204.066.1316.1510.771.750.000.0036.36
2015Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB28521361100000411000.286.318.429.7479223.353.143.1430.0017.390.000.000.0033.33
2015Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB286236112105000220200.478.481.6521.13315327.478.174.1740.007.410.000.000.0027.27
2015Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB28526461114100401001.231.231.462.69312327.238.231.2690.0014.810.003.7026.0050.00
2016Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29185210113301001910002.212.241.385.62620654.256.173.1921.8516.679.000.000.0054.55
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301331590123000200001.290.290.548.83817331.259.258.2580.006.450.006.4515.5033.33
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3117443710110031100002.159.213.250.46311247.188.091.1596.3823.403.672.1344.0028.57
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2490930210115101500000.333.333.378.71134390.400.045.0890.0016.670.000.000.0010.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 13 yrs228569911552699501512369252022.272.302.397.69922644601.296.125.1903.8311.483.001.5063.2228.39
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14120000100002000.500.500.5001.000206.500.000.2500.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs835492101000912000.257.278.371.64913338.346.114.1140.0023.680.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs10419163117001320200.390.413.585.99824546.385.195.2202.176.523.002.1741.0031.25
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs12557154116110902002.273.273.436.70924657.311.163.1640.0015.790.001.7555.0040.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SS) ... Double-A All-Star (SS) ... Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Player of the Year ... Southern League All-Star (SS)4
2009Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SS) ... Pacific Coast League All-Star (SS) ... Triple A All-Star Team (SS)3
2015ALCS Most Valuable Player ... American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-293BKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.5m) [Free Agent]31.044Team Roster on 2018-01-29
2017-11-03SSFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.322  
2016-11-02SSKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractOption exercised for 2017 ($6.5m)29.321Team Roster on 2016-11-02
2015-11-06SSKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractOption exercised for 2016 ($5.25m)28.325Team Roster on 2015-11-06
2015-05-08SSKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.143Team Roster on 2015-05-08
2015-05-02ssKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion and left cheek contusion28.137Team Roster on 2015-05-02
2012-03-15ssKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2012-2015 ($10.5m) [Extension] 1--3--3--3 Club option for 2016-2017 at $5.25m and $6.5m25.089Team Roster on 2012-03-15
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-12-19TradeTraded by Brewers with Jeremy Jeffress, Jake Odorizzi and Lorenzo Cain to Royals for Yuniesky Betancourt and Zack Greinke 
2009-01-29ContractSigned by Brewers (1-year) 
2003-07-09ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Brewers 
* 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
2003Milwaukee Brewers-1633,000-------33,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2008Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll21390,000-75343-2,696,252390,000423,000
2009Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll22400,000-72444-2,746,792400,000823,000
2010Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll23405,500-69829232,812,412400,0001,228,500
2011Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24428,000-64419292,722,607414,0001,656,500
2012Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25519,500-51318442,954,887480,0002,176,0002012-03-15 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2012-2015 ($10.5m) [Extension] 1--3--3--3 Club option for 2016-2017 at $5.25m and $6.5m
2013Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll263,000,000-28510683,023,990490,0005,176,000
2014Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll273,000,000-30313663,256,497500,0008,176,000
2015Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll283,000,0006.08231615653,571,283507,50011,176,000
2016Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll295,250,0007.0822291475++3,498,245507,50016,426,0002015-11-06 - Option exercised for 2016 ($5.25m)
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll306,500,0008.082185980++3,651,709535,00022,926,0002016-11-02 - Option exercised for 2017 ($6.5m)
2018Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll312,500,000-31611614,360,045545,00025,426,0002018-01-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.5m) [Free Agent]
* 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