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YUNEL ESCOBAR   +

MLB  Tampa Bay Rays   40-man Roster
Positions
SS-1045, 3B-57, 2B-45, DH-2
Born
November 2, 1982  (31.325)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Unknown
College:
 
Drafted:
Atlanta Braves:  2005-2-75 (June-Reg)  bonus: $475,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Yunel Aaron Escobar 
TBC Player ID
54457
MLB Debut
June 2, 2007  (24.212)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
185 213
231 478
67 75 59
96 123 111
71 82 99
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Recent Contract:  2-years/$13m (2015-2016) by Tampa Bay Rays Notes
Top Prospect:  team  2006 (#4-ATL), 2007 (#10-ATL)
Speed
43
Contact
85
Patience
54
Batting
70
Power
26

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-07-11ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesActivated from DL
2014-07-11ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesRecalled from minor league rehab assignment
2014-07-08MinorsTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)YesActivated from disabled list
2014-07-01DL-15Tampa Bay Rays YesDL-15 Right shoulder soreness
2014-04-05ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesSigned ( 2015-2016; Opt 2017)(two-year extension)
2014-04-05ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesSigned ( 2015-2016; Opt 2017)(two-year extension)
2014-04-05ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesSigned to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($13m) Option year for 2017
2014-04-05ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesSigned ( 2015-2016; Opt 2017)(two-year extension)
2013-11-03ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesRays exercised option for 2014 ($5m)
2012-12-05ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesTraded from Marlins to Rays for Derek Dietrich
2012-11-19ActiveMiami Marlins YesTraded from Blue Jays with Yunel Escobar, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeff Mathis, Anthony DeSclafani, Justin Nicolino and Jake Marisnick to Marlins for Emilio Bonifacio, John Buck, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson and Jose Reyes
2012-09-22ActiveToronto Blue Jays YesReinstated from suspension
2012-09-18RestrictedToronto Blue Jays YesSuspended 3 games for inappropriate eyeblack
2012-08-25ActiveToronto Blue Jays YesActivated from Paternity Leave List
2012-08-22PaternityToronto Blue Jays YesPlaced on Paternity Leave
2012-05-08ActiveToronto Blue Jays Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2010-07-14Traded by Braves with Yunel Escobar to Blue Jays for Alex Gonzalez, Tyler Pastornicky and Tim Collins
Drafted:  Selected by Atlanta Braves in 2nd round (75th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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