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Los Angeles Times Mar 26, 2017

Angels let victory slip away vs. Royals

The Angels lost, 8-7, to Kansas City on Sunday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. They took the lead in the fifth, then ceded it in the ninth and are now 16-13 in the Cactus League. Royals 8, Angels 7 AT THE PLATE: Yunel Escobar singled and Mike Trout doubled to produce a first-inning run, and the Angels...
Boston Herald Mar 10, 2017
Yunel Escobar away from Angels camp to become US citizen

Yunel Escobar away from Angels camp to become US citizen

TEMPE, Ariz. — Yunel Escobar was away from the Los Angeles Angels spring training camp on Friday to take his oath to become a U.S. citizen.The 34-year-old third baseman, who left Cuba more than a decade ago, passed his naturalization test last week in Miami. He was back in Florida on Friday for the ceremony.Escobar was 21 when he left Cuba in 2004. Escobar said last week at camp that he knows the United States is providing for him now and his future. He is going into his 11th major league season and his two kids are both U.S. citizens.Red SoxAuthor(s):  ...
Los Angeles Times Mar 6, 2017

Spring training: Chicago Cubs 13, Angels 10

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Angels, 13-10, Monday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. The Angels (7-3) have lost three games in a row. AT THE PLATE: Facing Jake Arrieta, Yunel Escobar led off the the bottom of the first inning with a single but was thrown out trying to steal third. … Jefry Marte hit his...
Los Angeles Times Mar 5, 2017

Angels' Yunel Escobar on verge of becoming a U.S. citizen

Two months ago, Yunel Escobar said Sunday at Angels camp, he decided he wanted to become an American citizen. Many of his Cuban countrymen who’d escaped already had completed the process, and his two children were born citizens. So he spent the off-season studying this country’s history and scheduled...

Angels' Cuban-born Escobar now a U.S. citizen

Angels' Cuban-born Escobar now a U.S. citizen
Halos Heaven Mar 2, 2017
Yunel Escobar is a proud American

Yunel Escobar is a proud American

Yunel Escobar has been absent from Angels spring training for a couple days, as we noted here earlier in the week, but it was for a GREAT reason: taking his U.S. citizenship test. Well, now it’s all paid off. Today, via Escobar’s Instagram account (which usually just has pictures showing off his buffness or his swaggy sartorial sensibility), we learn that he’s passed his citizenship test and he can now say, with utmost pride and elation, that he’s an American citizen. And that’s exactly what he does here: Today is one of the proudest days of my life on my way to becoming a...
Los Angeles Times Mar 1, 2017

Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar aims to become a U.S. citizen

Yunel Escobar will take the naturalization test to become a United States citizen Thursday in Miami. The Angels third baseman left camp Wednesday morning with the team’s approval and is expected back Friday. “He wants to become a U.S. citizen,” Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said. “Especially with...
Angels Notes: Cuban 3B Yunel Escobar to become a U.S. citizen

Angels Notes: Cuban 3B Yunel Escobar to become a U.S. citizen

TEMPE, Ariz. — Yunel Escobar, who endured a harrowing trip in a 32-foot boat to defect from Cuba, is about to become a U.S. citizen. Escobar was traveling to Miami on Wednesday to take a citizenship test on Thursday, Manager Mike Scioscia said. He...
Rotoworld Mar 1, 2017

Escobar leaves camp for U.S. citzenship test - Yunel Escobar (3B) Los Angeles Angels

Yunel Escobar has left Angels' camp to take his American citizenship test in Miami.

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