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Rays Index Mar 2, 2015

Yunel Escobar was upset when he was traded by the Rays

In the past month and a half Yunel Escobar has been traded twice, has been forced to switch positions, and he wasn’t happy about any of it. Escobar was “upset” about being traded by the Rays to the Oakland A’s as part of the Ben Zobrist deal according to James […]
Washington Post Feb 27, 2015

Nats Journal: Yunel Escobar on his past reputation: ‘I’ve matured’

VIERA, FLA. — Before Yunel Escobar arrived at Nationals camp this week, questions surrounded him about his adjustments to a new team and position, and his character. With his actions and words in the first two days of camp, Escobar has shown the Nationals he is serious about his move to second and is intent on helping the team win. Over time, Escobar will prove that he has moved on and matured from his checkered but slowly improving past.Read full article >>

Yunel Escobar on his past reputation: ‘I’ve matured’

VIERA, FLA. — Before Yunel Escobar arrived at Nationals camp this week, questions surrounded him about his adjustments to a new team and position, and his character. With his actions and words in the first two days of camp, Escobar has shown the Nationals he is serious about his move to second and is intent […]
CSN Washington Feb 26, 2015

Escobar '100 percent committed' to new position

New National Yunel Escobar says he's ready to embrace the move to second base and is willing to put in extra work to learn the position this spring.

Escobar “100 percent committed” to playing second base

VIERA, Fla. — Yunel Escobar’s first 24 hours in a Nationals uniform included a meeting with Matt Williams and Mike Rizzo, plenty of work at second base and plenty of time getting to know his teammates. The end result of all that: An upbeat veteran ready to embrace his new position and do his part…
KFFL Feb 17, 2015

Nationals | Yunel Escobar to be starting 2B

Washington Nationals 2B Yunel Escobar will be the team's everyday second baseman after playing shortstop ...

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