9:31 PM EDT, Thu September 03, 2015

Strasburg leaves Nats win with injury

For the second time in a span of four days, the Nationals won a game that was defined by an unfortunate injury to one of their best players. On Thursday, they beat the Padres but lost Denard Span. Michael Taylor and Yunel Escobar also left the game banged up. It was a pyrrhic victory. They…
MASN Sports Aug 27, 2015

Injuries to Span, Escobar and Taylor take luster off of Nats' gutsy 4-2 win - Byron Kerr

The Nationals dropped the Padres 4-2 Thursday night behind strong pitching from Joe Ross and home runs from Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman. But news about three injured players - center fielder Denard Span, third baseman Yunel Escobar and center...
Washington Post Aug 27, 2015

Nats Journal: Yunel Escobar, Michael A. Taylor leave Thursday’s game with injuries

Another day in the Nationals’ snake-bitten season brought more injuries. Yunel Escobar left Thursday’s game in the sixth inning after he was hit by a pitch on his right hand. An inning later Michael A. Taylor appeared to hurt his right leg when he collided with the center field wall at full speed.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2015

Escobar leaves Nats-Padres game with injury

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Thursday night's game against the San Diego Padres with an apparent injury.

Escobar leaves game with hand injury

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Thursday night’s game against the San Diego Padres with an apparent injury after taking a 97 mile per hour fastball off his right hand. Andrew Cashner was on the mound for San Diego and he hit Escobar with the bases loaded in the bottom of the fifth inning. The…
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2015

Double play on 3-0 pitch kills Nationals' rally

At a critical moment in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to the Padres, Yunel Escobar swung at a 3-0 pitch and grounded into a double play that dearly cost the Nationals.

Healthy lineup, quality at-bats, positive results

There was no shortage of tangible evidence Tuesday night what the Nationals’ lineup is capable of doing now that it is complete for the first time all season. Wilson Ramos’ 2-run homer in the bottom of the second. Yunel Escobar and Ian Desmond’s 2-out RBI doubles later. And, most notably, Ryan Zimmerman’s sixth-inning grand slam…
Washington Post Aug 23, 2015

Nats Journal: Yunel Escobar improving, could return Tuesday

As he continues to recover from a hyperextended neck, third baseman Yunel Escobar sat out Sunday’s game, his second straight day of rest. He collided with the short wall in left field chasing down a foul ball in the first inning of Friday’s game and then slammed into a fan in the front row.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 22, 2015

Escobar still feeling effects of Friday collision

Yunel Escobar was out of the Nationals' lineup Saturday, still feeling the effects of his collision from Friday night.

Escobar still feeling effects of collision

Yunel Escobar was out of the Nationals’ lineup Saturday night, still feeling the effects of Friday night’s collision down the third-base line with the wall and a fan seated in the front row. Escobar said he was “feeling a little better” the day after suffering the injury, via a club spokesperson, but offered no timetable…
Washington Post Aug 21, 2015

Nats Journal: Yunel Escobar leaves the game after running into stands

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Friday’s game in the top of the first inning after his futile pursuit of Ryan Braun’s foul ball led him into the railing separating the stands up the left field foul  line from foul territory. The ball dropped, but Escobar could not stop, and sunk against the wall for a few minutes until Nationals Manager Matt Williams and trainer Lee Kuntz came to check on him.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 21, 2015

Nats' Escobar injured in first inning

Yunel Escobar was forced out of Friday night's game in the top of the first inning after slamming into a wall and a fan along the third-base line at Nationals Park.

Escobar leaves game after 1st inning wall collision

Yunel Escobar was forced to leave Friday night’s game in the top of the first inning after the Nationals third baseman collided with both the railing and a fan seated down the left-field line trying to chase a foul popup. Escobar ran about 75 feet in search of Ryan Braun’s popup behind third base, missing…
Washington Post Aug 9, 2015

Nats Journal: Yunel Escobar, Jayson Werth back in Nationals lineup Sunday

Yunel Escobar and Jayson Werth are back in the Nationals lineup for Sunday afternoon’s series finale with the Rockies. Escobar missed Saturday’s game due to illness, and Werth was getting a day off. Escobar will lead off against Rockies’ left-hander Johan Flande, who is 2-1 with a 3.54 ERA. The Nationals lineup looks much like it will the rest of the way— right-handed heavy. Denard Span does not know when he will return. Until he does, Harper will be the only every day lefty in the order.Read full article >>

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