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Eduardo Jose Escobar

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 165 lb.

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Shortstop Eduardo Escobar was signed by scout Amador Arias for the Chicago White Sox in 2006. He spent that year playing for the VSL Orioles/White Sox and 2007 with the DSL White Sox 2. He came to the U.S. the following year. In 2010, he was named a Carolina League All-Star after hitting .285 during part of the season with the Winston-Salem Dash. After hitting .266 for the AAA Charlotte Knights in 2011, he earned a late-season call-up with the White Sox. In limited action with Chicago, he went 2-for-7 over 9 games.

In 2012, Eduardo earned a spot with the Sox in spring training as a back-up infielder and played 35 games for them, hitting .195 in 82 at-bats, spending most of his time at 3B. On July 28th, he was traded to the Minnesota Twins along with P Pedro Hernandez in return for P Francisco Liriano.

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