July 27 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET14:23 ET18:23 GMT2:23 11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST1:53 PM VEN22:23 UAE1:23 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 4 on Saturday. Analysis: Escobar is 12 for 37 in his last 10 games.
July 1 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-The Tampa Bay Rays have activated Escobar from the disabled list and placed reliever Jake McGee on the paternity list. Analysis: Escobar missed 15 games due to right shoulder soreness.
May 17 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Escobar had three hits - including his third home run - in Friday's 3-0 road win over the Los Angeles Angels. Analysis: Escobar had gone 7 for 30 (.233) with one extra-base hit and three RBIs over his previous 10 games.
May 3 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)3:42 PM CT-Escobar had three hits Friday. Analysis: Escobar faces a major challenge Saturday against Yanks stud Masahiro Tanaka.
Apr. 27 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET15:14 ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST2:44 PM VEN23:14 UAE2:14 PM CT-Escobar was 2 for 4 on Saturday. Analysis: Escobar has a .604 OPS so he is not a fantasy option.
Apr. 5 3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET18:00 ET22:00 GMT6:00 3:00 PM MST5:00 PM EST5:30 PM VEN2:00 UAE (+1)5:00 PM CT-Escobar and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a two-year contract extension covering 2015 and 2016 worth a guaranteed $13 million. The deal announced Saturday also includes a club option for 2017. The extension replaces a 2015 club option. Analysis: The 31-year Escobar played in a career-high 153 games and made 149 starts last season for the Rays. After establishing club records with a .989 fielding percentage and 53 consecutive errorless games at shortstop, he was a finalist for the American League Gold Glove Award.