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DRaysBay Dec 8, 2014

Rays Trade Rumors: Yunel Escobar

Yunel Escobar fired his agent and sought out a contract extension with Andrew Friedman because he loved playing under Joe Maddon. Both of those elements are now gone, so it's possible Escobar could be targeted in a trade. Escobar is valuable to the Rays because he traditionally plays with superior defense, and has a bat that currently plays to the major league average - a plus for a short stop - and could possibly tap into some power if everything clicks right. That contract extension is also a plus, he's owed just $5M in 2015, and $7M in 2016 with a $7M option the following year. But if...
KFFL Nov 26, 2014

Rays | Yunel Escobar available

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar is available on the trade market. If he's dealt, ...
Rotoworld Nov 25, 2014

Rays willing to listen on SS Yunel Escobar - Yunel Escobar (SS) Tampa Bay Rays

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the Rays are willing to listen to trade offers for Yunel Escobar.

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