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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 Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2008 MIL NL 21 SS 2 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 4.50 4.40
2009 MIL NL 22 SS 37 33 33 300.0 159 59 94 6 20 .962 1 -2 3 -8 4.59 4.14 .974 4.38 4.34
2010 MIL NL 23 SS 138 134 117 1151.1 552 174 358 20 71 .964 -4 6 -4 6 4.16 3.86 .971 4.31 4.27
2010 MIL NL 23 OF 5 1 1 17.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 7 70 4.24 1.60 .988 2.17 2.16
2010 MIL NL 23 LF 2 0 0 4.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 30 0 4.50 1.00 .985 1.80 1.80
2010 MIL NL 23 RF 2 1 1 11.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -185 0 1.64 1.00 .985 2.13 2.05
2010 MIL NL 23 CF 1 0 0 2.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1 1 420 600 18.00 4.00 .990 2.70 2.60
2011 KCR AL 24 SS 158 156 151 1387.1 745 271 459 15 98 .980 9 10 8 9 4.74 4.62 .972 4.36 4.33
2012 KCR AL 25 SS 155 155 152 1379.2 669 242 408 19 97 .972 -18 -2 -16 -2 4.24 4.19 .977 4.43 4.40
2013 KCR AL 26 SS 158 156 151 1388.1 630 222 395 13 89 .979 4 4 4 3 4.00 3.91 .973 4.15 4.13
2014 KCR AL 27 SS 98 98 94 865.2 404 132 262 10 54 .975 -9 -3 -12 -4 4.10 4.02 .972 3.99 3.98
7 Seasons SS 746 732 698 6474.1 3159 1100 1976 83 429 .974 -16 13 -3 2 4.28 4.12 .973 4.27 4.25
1 Season OF 5 1 1 17.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 7 70 4.24 1.60 .988 2.17 2.16
1 Season LF 2 0 0 4.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 30 0 4.50 1.00 .985 1.80 1.80
1 Season RF 2 1 1 11.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -185 0 1.64 1.00 .985 2.13 2.05
1 Season CF 1 0 0 2.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1 1 420 600 18.00 4.00 .990 2.70 2.60
7 Seasons TOT 751 733 699 6491.1 3167 1108 1976 83 429 .974 -16 14 -3 2 4.28 4.11 .973 4.27 4.23
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2008 MIL NL 21 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 MIL NL 22 SS 1 3 1 3 -2 0 -2 -8 0 -1
2010 MIL NL 23 SS -4 -4 -4 -9 6 0 6 6 5 1
2010 MIL NL 23 LF 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 MIL NL 23 RF -2 -185 -1 -1 0 -1 0 0 0 0
2010 MIL NL 23 CF 1 420 1 0 1 0 1 600 1 0
2011 KCR AL 24 SS 9 8 9 8 1 0 10 9 11 -3
2012 KCR AL 25 SS -18 -16 -17 -5 -12 -1 -2 -2 -3 0
2013 KCR AL 26 SS 4 4 3 5 -2 1 4 3 4 1
2014 KCR AL 27 SS -9 -12 -7 -2 -5 -1 -3 -4 -5 0
7 Seasons SS -16 -3 -15 -1 -14 -1 13 2 12 -2
1 Season RF -2 -185 -1 -1 0 -1 0 0 0 0
1 Season LF 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Season CF 1 420 1 0 1 0 1 600 1 0
7 Seasons TOT -16 -3 -14 -1 -13 -1 0 14 2 13 -2 0

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2008 MIL NL 21 9 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
2009 MIL NL 22 38 33 38 37 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2010 MIL NL 23 145 135 145 140 0 0 0 0 0 138 2 1 2 5 0 6 1
2011 KCR AL 24 158 156 158 158 0 0 0 0 0 158 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 KCR AL 25 155 155 155 155 0 0 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 KCR AL 26 158 156 158 158 0 0 0 0 0 158 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 KCR AL 27 98 98 98 98 0 0 0 0 0 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 761 733 761 748 0 0 0 0 0 746 2 1 2 5 0 10 8
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
2008 MIL NL 21 9 33% 89% 22% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 MIL NL 22 1357 62% 74% 29% 125 91% 1 59 25 30 3 94 79 13 0 0 6 1 2 3 5 20 7 3 9 0 0 20 10 9 0 0 0
2010 MIL NL 23 5051 64% 74% 29% 469 88% 3 174 90 66 18 358 272 69 1 6 20 1 7 12 14 71 29 6 18 4 1 61 35 25 7 5 1
2011 KCR AL 24 6000 58% 77% 32% 573 91% 5 271 112 132 27 459 363 76 0 12 15 0 2 13 10 98 31 12 36 3 2 87 43 41 8 3 5
2012 KCR AL 25 5905 58% 76% 30% 531 89% 5 242 121 98 24 408 304 80 3 12 19 2 11 6 14 97 34 9 31 4 5 89 45 41 5 3 2
2013 KCR AL 26 5801 48% 75% 30% 492 90% 4 222 94 106 22 395 315 66 0 9 13 2 4 7 8 89 31 12 24 8 5 85 43 37 3 2 1
2014 KCR AL 27 3678 57% 76% 31% 332 89% 1 132 68 56 9 262 213 42 0 5 10 1 3 6 6 54 18 4 20 1 3 50 22 28 3 1 2
7 Seasons 27801 57% 75% 30% 2522 89% 19 1100 510 488 103 1976 1546 346 4 44 83 7 29 47 57 429 150 46 138 20 16 392 198 181 26 14 11
MLB Averages 57% 75% 32% 89%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2010 MIL NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 15 67% 100% 47% 5 40%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 15 67% 100% 47% 5 40%
MLB Averages 63.7% 2.2% 57% 75% 39% 47%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2010 MIL NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 20.0% 4 0 0.0% 0 47 47% 72% 40% 7 29%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 20.0% 4 0 0.0% 0 47 47% 72% 40% 7 29%
MLB Averages 47.0% 2.3% 57% 75% 39% 50%

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2010 MIL NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 29% 100% 86% 4 100%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 29% 100% 86% 4 100%
MLB Averages 45.0% 1.8% 57% 75% 39% 53%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Assistss c a p y
2011 AL  459 (1st)
2014 AL  262 (5th)

Errors Committeds c a p y
2010 NL  20 (3rd)
2012 AL  19 (1st)

Def. Games as SS s c a p y
2010 NL  138 (5th)
2011 AL  158 (1st)
2012 AL  155 (3rd)
2013 AL  158 (2nd)
2014 AL  98 (2nd)
Active  746 (19th)

Putouts as SS s c a p y
2011 AL  271 (1st)
2012 AL  242 (2nd)
2013 AL  222 (4th)
2014 AL  132 (1st)
Active  1,100 (19th)

Assists as SS s c a p y
2011 AL  459 (1st)
2012 AL  408 (5th)
2013 AL  395 (4th)
2014 AL  262 (2nd)
Active  1,976 (23rd)

Errors Committed as SS s c a p y
2010 NL  20 (3rd)
2011 AL  15 (4th)
2012 AL  19 (1st)
Active  83 (22nd)

Double Plays Turned as SS s c a p y
2011 AL  98 (4th)
2012 AL  97 (5th)
2013 AL  89 (5th)
2014 AL  54 (4th)
Active  429 (23rd)

Total Zone Runs as SS s c a p y
2011 AL  9 (3rd)
2013 AL  4 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as SSs c a p y
2011 AL  4.74 (2nd)
Active  4.28 (22nd)

Range Factor/Game as SS s c a p y
2011 AL  4.62 (2nd)
Active  4.12 (18th)

Fielding % as SS s c a p y
2011 AL  .980 (4th)
2013 AL  .979 (5th)
2014 AL  .975 (4th)
Active  .974 (13th)
Career  .974 (44th)

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

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