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Alcides Escobar    \al-SEE-dess ehs-ko-BAHR\

Alcides Escobar (twitter: @alcidesescobar2)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 16, 1986 in La Sabana, Vargas, Venezuela
Signed
by the Milwaukee Brewers as an amateur free agent in 2003. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 3, 2008 (Age 21.262)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Royals/Brewers 2008-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed (team option), 4 yrs/$10.5M (12-15) & 16-17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 4.082, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2008 21 MIL NL 9 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 167 2 0 0 0 0 0 /6
2009 22 MIL NL 38 134 125 20 38 3 1 1 11 4 2 4 18 .304 .333 .368 .701 87 46 0 2 2 1 0 6
2010 23 MIL NL 145 552 506 57 119 14 10 4 41 10 4 36 70 .235 .288 .326 .614 66 165 8 3 4 3 7 *6/798
2011 24 KCR AL 158 598 548 69 139 21 8 4 46 26 9 25 73 .254 .290 .343 .633 74 188 10 4 18 3 1 *6
2012 25 KCR AL 155 648 605 68 177 30 7 5 52 35 5 27 100 .293 .331 .390 .721 96 236 14 8 8 0 2 *6
2013 26 KCR AL 158 642 607 57 142 20 4 4 52 22 0 19 84 .234 .259 .300 .559 53 182 12 3 9 4 1 *6
2014 27 KCR AL 134 505 470 62 131 26 5 2 44 26 3 20 71 .279 .313 .368 .681 89 173 9 5 7 3 1 *6
7 Yrs 797 3083 2865 335 748 114 35 20 246 123 23 131 417 .261 .298 .346 .644 76 992 53 25 48 14 12
162 Game Avg. 162 627 582 68 152 23 7 4 50 25 5 27 85 .261 .298 .346 .644 76 202 11 5 10 3 2
KCR (4 yrs) 605 2393 2230 256 589 97 24 15 194 109 17 91 328 .264 .298 .349 .647 77 779 45 20 42 10 5
MIL (3 yrs) 192 690 635 79 159 17 11 5 52 14 6 40 89 .250 .298 .335 .634 71 213 8 5 6 4 7
AL (4 yrs) 605 2393 2230 256 589 97 24 15 194 109 17 91 328 .264 .298 .349 .647 77 779 45 20 42 10 5
NL (3 yrs) 192 690 635 79 159 17 11 5 52 14 6 40 89 .250 .298 .335 .634 71 213 8 5 6 4 7

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2008 21 MIL NL 9 4 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /6
2009 22 MIL NL 38 134 -2 1 1 -2 2 -1 -0.1 4 4 0.3 .498 .500 0.5 -0.0 6 $400,000 6
2010 23 MIL NL 145 552 -25 -1 2 7 7 -10 -1.1 17 7 0.5 .493 .494 -0.2 1.4 0 $405,500 *6/798
2011 24 KCR AL 158 598 -16 0 1 10 8 4 0.5 22 27 2.7 .503 .503 1.6 1.9 17 $428,000 *6
2012 25 KCR AL 155 648 -3 5 1 -2 8 10 1.0 24 34 3.4 .507 .506 3.7 0.6 36 $1,000,000 *6
2013 26 KCR AL 158 642 -39 4 0 4 8 -23 -2.3 23 -0 -0.1 .484 .484 -0.6 1.4 -4 $3,000,000 *6
2014 27 KCR AL 134 505 -8 2 0 1 7 2 0.5 18 21 2.3 .502 .502 2.0 1.1 20 $3,000,000 *6
7 Seasons 797 3083 -92 12 7 18 39 -17 -1.4 109 92 9.1 .498 .498 7.0 6.3 74 $8,233,500
KCR (4 yrs) 605 2393 -66 12 3 13 31 -7 -0.2 88 81 8.3 .499 .499 6.8 5.0 68 $7,428,000
MIL (3 yrs) 192 690 -27 -0 3 5 8 -10 -1.2 22 11 0.9 .494 .495 0.3 1.3 6 $805,500

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2008 21 MIL NL 4 2 1 13.4 106 .667 .500 .265 .500 .336 .500 .422 1.000 .759 167 .863 0.4 0.0 1.000 .000 .000
2009 22 MIL NL 134 92 16 4.6 105 .346 .304 .263 .333 .336 .368 .418 .701 .755 87 .486 -2.6 -0.2 .607 .112 .064 1.6
2010 23 MIL NL 552 406 48 3.2 102 .264 .235 .262 .288 .332 .326 .413 .614 .745 66 .336 -26.3 -2.6 .526 .174 .091 5.7
2011 24 KCR AL 598 449 55 3.3 98 .285 .254 .257 .290 .322 .343 .407 .633 .729 74 .350 -20.9 -2.1 .547 .166 .089 6.9
2012 25 KCR AL 648 455 80 4.7 100 .344 .293 .258 .331 .323 .390 .416 .721 .739 96 .513 -4.5 -0.4 .673 .192 .098 8.8
2013 26 KCR AL 642 490 49 2.7 100 .264 .234 .260 .259 .325 .300 .411 .559 .736 53 .276 -41.4 -4.2 .474 .133 .066 6.8
2014 27 KCR AL 505 361 56 4.2 97 .323 .279 .259 .313 .323 .368 .401 .681 .724 89 .479 -8.0 -0.8 .630 .181 .089 3.7
7 Yrs 3083 2255 305 3.6 100 .298 .261 .259 .298 .325 .346 .410 .644 .736 76 .397 -103.3 -10.3 .569 .166 .085 34.4
162 Game Avg. 627 458 62 3.6 100 .298 .261 .259 .298 .325 .346 .410 .644 .736 76 .397 -103.3 -10.3 .569 .166 .085 7
KCR (4 yrs) 2393 1755 240 3.7 99 .303 .264 .259 .298 .323 .349 .409 .647 .732 77 .404 -74.8 -7.5 .577 .167 .085 26.4
MIL (3 yrs) 690 500 65 3.5 103 .283 .250 .262 .298 .333 .335 .414 .634 .747 71 .372 -28.5 -2.8 .543 .161 .085 7.4
AL (4 yrs) 2393 1755 240 3.7 99 .303 .264 .259 .298 .323 .349 .409 .647 .732 77 .404 -74.8 -7.5 .577 .167 .085 26.4
NL (3 yrs) 690 500 65 3.5 103 .283 .250 .262 .298 .333 .335 .414 .634 .747 71 .372 -28.5 -2.8 .543 .161 .085 7.4

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2008 21 MIL NL 4 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 4.0 0.50 75% 33% 0.0% 0%
2009 22 MIL NL 134 0.8% 13.4% 3.0% 3.7% 13% 4.50 6.9 125.0 11.4 1.23 1.12 80% 15% 2.3% 10%
2010 23 MIL NL 552 0.7% 12.7% 6.5% 5.1% 24% 1.94 7.2 126.5 12.3 0.81 0.89 79% 22% 2.0% 16%
2011 24 KCR AL 598 0.7% 12.2% 4.2% 5.5% 24% 2.92 7.5 137.0 11.9 1.13 1.45 79% 15% 2.2% 15%
2012 25 KCR AL 648 0.8% 15.4% 4.2% 6.5% 24% 3.70 6.1 121.0 11.6 1.10 1.63 77% 20% 2.5% 13%
2013 26 KCR AL 642 0.6% 13.1% 3.0% 4.4% 20% 4.42 7.2 151.8 11.7 0.91 1.02 81% 21% 1.7% 13%
2014 27 KCR AL 505 0.4% 14.1% 4.0% 6.5% 25% 3.55 6.6 235.0 10.7 0.81 0.93 79% 26% 1.1% 16%
7 Yrs 3083 0.7% 13.5% 4.3% 5.5% 23% 3.18 6.9 143.3 11.6 0.96 1.15 79% 21% 1.9% 14%
MLB Averages 2.5% 18.9% 8.3% 7.6% 33% 2.28 4.7 35.2 8.2 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2008 21 MIL NL 0.4 0.0 4 0.0 0.0 -0.0 .09 0.1 0.0 -0.0 -0.0 0.78 0.3 0.11 3
2009 22 MIL NL -2.6 -0.2 144 0.8 2.3 -1.5 .83 0.0 1.0 2.4 0.2 0.95 -0.8 0
2010 23 MIL NL -26.3 -2.6 573 -3.2 6.9 -10.1 .94 -2.7 -0.8 -32.8 -3.3 0.97 -28.4 0.38 5
2011 24 KCR AL -20.9 -2.1 636 -4.8 8.4 -13.2 1.14 -2.0 -2.3 -25.7 -2.6 0.98 -23.9 0
2012 25 KCR AL -4.5 -0.4 696 -0.5 12.1 -12.6 1.05 -0.7 0.2 -6.0 -0.6 0.93 -6.5 0
2013 26 KCR AL -40.7 -4.1 680 -2.5 10.2 -12.7 1.11 -3.3 1.0 -25.1 -2.5 0.95 -36.3 1.67 1
2014 27 KCR AL -8.0 -0.8 540 -0.6 8.7 -9.3 1.02 -0.8 0.3 -6.1 -0.6 0.96 -11.0 0
7 Yrs -102.6 -10.3 3273 -10.9 48.5 -59.4 1.04 -9.3 -1.1 -93.3 -9.3 0.96 -106.7 0.43 9

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2008 21 MIL NL 0 0 33% 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 67% 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
2009 22 MIL NL 1 0 43% 52 4 2 67% 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 40% 8 6 2 4 2 2 3 1 2
2010 23 MIL NL 6 0 34% 206 10 4 71% 9 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 6 0 3 0 3 10 62% 19 12 7 8 2 6 12 1 11
2011 24 KCR AL 12 0 39% 190 26 9 74% 19 9 7 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 8 43% 28 17 11 7 5 2 21 10 11
2012 25 KCR AL 7 0 30% 245 35 5 88% 28 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 8 1 3 1 3 15 50% 31 20 11 12 4 8 23 9 14
2013 26 KCR AL 6 0 33% 184 22 0 100% 15 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 6 2 2 1 1 21 57% 29 15 14 7 3 4 18 5 13
2014 27 KCR AL 5 0 39% 184 26 3 90% 20 2 6 1 0 0 3 1 6 1 1 3 1 11 54% 17 10 5 3 1 2 28 9 19
7 Yrs 37 0 35% 1070 123 23 84% 93 21 29 2 1 0 8 4 29 6 9 5 9 71 52% 133 81 50 42 17 25 106 35 71

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2008 21 MIL NL 4 75% 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0.11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
2009 22 MIL NL 134 20% 38 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 100% 19 0 0% 9 5 56% 79 12 15% 7 5 71% 5 2 40% 0
2010 23 MIL NL 552 26% 119 18 2 5 3 1 1 0.38 4 0 16 4 0 3 1 0 6 4 67% 98 8 8% 58 14 24% 357 37 10% 34 13 38% 17 9 53% 0
2011 24 KCR AL 598 25% 139 32 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 14 4 0 0 4 0 25 18 72% 126 10 8% 61 29 48% 395 43 11% 33 18 55% 23 14 61% 0
2012 25 KCR AL 648 29% 177 39 11 0 0 0 0 5 0 17 4 1 5 0 0 15 8 53% 120 14 12% 65 21 32% 375 51 14% 38 15 39% 20 12 60% 0
2013 26 KCR AL 642 30% 142 26 3 1 1 0 1 1.67 4 0 20 3 1 1 3 0 14 9 64% 101 12 12% 62 27 44% 372 53 14% 36 20 56% 29 21 72% 0
2014 27 KCR AL 505 27% 131 26 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 11 1 1 1 1 0 12 7 58% 84 9 11% 45 14 31% 316 45 14% 22 10 45% 18 14 78% 0
7 Yrs 3083 27% 748 151 26 9 5 1 2 0.43 20 1 84 17 3 10 10 0 74 48 65% 548 53 10% 300 110 37% 1895 241 13% 170 81 48% 112 72 64% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2008 21 MIL NL 4 14 3.50 9 64.3% 33.3% 33.3% 0.0% 33.3% 66.7% 0.0% 42.9% 50.0% 50.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0
2009 22 MIL NL 134 490 3.66 324 66.1% 29.0% 12.7% 24.4% 34.0% 71.0% 0.0% 46.9% 82.2% 23.1% 2.2% 3 0 12.7% 17 9 6.7% 9 6 5 13 27.8% 0 0 0
2010 23 MIL NL 553 2109 3.81 1389 66.7% 28.8% 11.1% 28.2% 31.9% 71.2% 3.6% 47.5% 84.4% 21.7% 4.7% 26 0 13.2% 73 26 8.5% 47 20 13 57 18.6% -1 0 0
2011 24 KCR AL 599 2254 3.76 1534 68.1% 25.9% 12.0% 29.7% 32.3% 74.1% 0.1% 50.4% 83.8% 23.7% 2.7% 16 0 12.9% 77 32 6.5% 39 21 13 59 17.8% -1 0 0
2012 25 KCR AL 650 2423 3.73 1623 67.2% 27.1% 14.4% 26.9% 31.6% 72.9% 1.0% 49.0% 80.2% 24.8% 2.9% 19 0 8.2% 53 15 6.3% 41 21 13 87 13.0% -2 0 0
2013 26 KCR AL 646 2245 3.48 1575 70.3% 26.2% 11.7% 28.1% 34.0% 73.8% 0.6% 51.9% 84.2% 29.1% 2.8% 18 0 8.4% 54 19 4.3% 28 15 20 64 23.8% -4 0 0
2014 27 KCR AL 505 1785 3.53 1204 67.5% 22.9% 13.7% 29.4% 34.0% 77.1% 0.3% 52.0% 82.2% 30.7% 1.6% 8 0 9.1% 46 23 4.8% 24 14 21 50 29.6% 0 0 0
7 Yrs 3091 11320 3.66 7658 67.9% 26.4% 12.6% 28.2% 32.8% 73.6% 1.1% 50.0% 82.9% 25.8% 2.9% 90 0 10.4% 320 124 6.1% 188 97 85 331 20.4% -8 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.5% 27.8% 15.3% 27.1% 29.8% 72.2% 1.5% 45.8% 78.8% 26.8% 4.8% 14.2% 8.6% 24.5%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 21 9 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 167 2 0 0 0 0 0
2009 22 47 138 129 22 40 3 1 1 11 4 2 4 19 .310 .338 .372 .710 90 48 0 2 2 1 0
2010 23 192 690 635 79 159 17 11 5 52 14 6 40 89 .250 .298 .335 .634 71 213 8 5 6 4 7
2011 24 350 1288 1183 148 298 38 19 9 98 40 15 65 162 .252 .294 .339 .633 72 401 18 9 24 7 8
2012 25 505 1936 1788 216 475 68 26 14 150 75 20 92 262 .266 .307 .356 .663 80 637 32 17 32 7 10
2013 26 663 2578 2395 273 617 88 30 18 202 97 20 111 346 .258 .295 .342 .637 73 819 44 20 41 11 11
2014 27 797 3083 2865 335 748 114 35 20 246 123 23 131 417 .261 .298 .346 .644 76 992 53 25 48 14 12

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2008 21 9 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 9
2009 22 38 134 125 20 38 3 1 1 11 4 4 18 .304 .333 .368 .701 15 38
2010 23 145 553 507 58 120 14 10 4 42 10 36 70 .237 .290 .327 .617 48 145
2011 24 158 604 553 73 144 22 8 4 49 27 26 73 .260 .297 .351 .648 57 158
2012 25 155 653 609 71 181 31 7 5 54 36 28 100 .297 .336 .396 .732 79 155
2013 26 158 648 612 61 147 21 4 4 56 23 20 84 .240 .266 .307 .573 50 158
2014 27 134 510 474 65 135 27 5 2 46 27 21 71 .285 .320 .376 .696 56 134
7 Yrs 797 3106 2884 350 767 118 35 20 258 127 135 417 .266 .303 .352 .655 306 797
162 Game Avg. 162 631 586 71 156 24 7 4 52 26 27 85 .266 .303 .352 .655 62 797



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Defensive WARs c a p y
2011 AL  1.9 (8th)
Active  6.3 (45th)

Games Played s c a p y
2011 AL  158 (10th)
2014 AL  134 (2nd)

Triples s c a p y
2010 NL  10 (3rd)
2011 AL  8 (4th)
2012 AL  7 (6th)
2014 AL  5 (10th)
Active  35 (36th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2012 AL  35 (5th)
2014 AL  26 (5th)
Active  123 (50th)

Singles s c a p y
2012 AL  135 (3rd)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2011 AL  18 (2nd)
2012 AL  8 (5th)
2013 AL  9 (5th)
2014 AL  7 (7th)
Active  48 (39th)

SB % s c a p y
2012 AL  87.50 (8th)
2013 AL  100.00 (1st)
2014 AL  89.66 (5th)
Active  84.25 (10th)
Career  84.25 (16th)

AB per SO s c a p y
Active  6.9 (35th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2013 AL  490 (5th)

Youngest s c a p y
2008 NL  born 1986-12-16 (7th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 10 (1436), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (2212), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 2 (2810), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Shortstop (188th), 9.1 career WAR/9.1 7yr-peak WAR/9.1 JAWS
Average HOF SS (out of 21) = 66.7 career WAR/42.8 7yr-peak WAR/54.7 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Alcides Escobar

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