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Eduardo Escobar

Eduardo Jose Escobar (twitter: @escobarmaracay)

Positions: Shortstop, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: January 5, 1989 in Villa de Cura, Aragua, Venezuela
Signed
by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent in 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 2, 2011 (Age 22.240, 17,672nd in MLB history)   vs. DET 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Twins/WhiteSox 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$533k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.128, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: MDR Sports Management [*]
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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
2011 22 CHW AL 9 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 54 2 0 0 0 0 0 /64D
2012 23 TOT AL 50 146 131 18 28 4 1 0 9 3 0 11 31 .214 .278 .260 .537 48 34 0 1 2 1 0 546/D7
2012 23 CHW AL 36 97 87 14 18 4 1 0 3 2 0 9 23 .207 .281 .276 .557 52 24 0 0 1 0 0 5/46D7
2012 23 MIN AL 14 49 44 4 10 0 0 0 6 1 0 2 8 .227 .271 .227 .498 41 10 0 1 1 1 0 /465
2013 24 MIN AL 66 179 165 23 39 5 2 3 10 0 2 11 34 .236 .282 .345 .628 72 57 0 0 2 1 0 65/4D7
2014 25 MIN AL 133 465 433 52 119 35 2 6 37 1 1 24 93 .275 .315 .406 .721 102 176 6 2 4 2 1 65/478D
2015 26 MIN AL 8 23 21 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .143 .217 .190 .408 17 4 0 2 0 0 0 /7456
5 Yrs 266 820 757 95 191 45 5 9 56 4 3 46 165 .252 .298 .361 .659 83 273 6 5 8 4 1
162 Game Avg. 162 499 461 58 116 27 3 5 34 2 2 28 100 .252 .298 .361 .659 83 166 4 3 5 2 1
MIN (4 yrs) 221 716 663 81 171 41 4 9 53 2 3 37 141 .258 .300 .373 .673 87 247 6 5 7 4 1
CHW (2 yrs) 45 104 94 14 20 4 1 0 3 2 0 9 24 .213 .282 .277 .558 52 26 0 0 1 0 0

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
2011 22 CHW AL 9 7 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .496 .500 0.0 0.0 -0 /64D
2012 23 CHW AL 36 97 -6 1 1 2 0 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .494 .499 -0.0 0.2 -0 $480,000 5/46D7
2012 23 MIN AL 14 49 -4 0 0 3 1 0 0.0 2 2 0.2 .501 .500 -0.1 0.4 -1 /465
2013 24 MIN AL 66 179 -5 -1 0 -2 2 -6 -0.6 6 1 0.1 .491 .496 0.2 0.1 3 $520,000 65/4D7
2014 25 MIN AL 133 465 -0 -2 0 -10 6 -6 -0.5 17 10 1.1 .495 .496 2.1 -0.3 20 $507,500 65/478D
4 Seasons 258 797 -15 -2 1 -7 9 -14 -1.3 29 15 1.5 .494 .497 2.2 0.5 22 $1,507,500
MIN (3 yrs) 213 693 -9 -2 0 -9 9 -12 -1.0 25 13 1.4 .494 .496 2.3 0.2 22 $1,027,500
CHW (2 yrs) 45 104 -6 1 1 2 0 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .495 .499 -0.0 0.3 -0 $480,000

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
2011 22 CHW AL 7 5 1 5.4 104 .333 .286 .265 .286 .331 .286 .419 .571 .750 54 .568 -0.5 -0.1 .400 .000 .000
2012 23 TOT AL 146 106 11 2.8 100 .277 .214 .258 .278 .323 .260 .416 .537 .739 48 .285 -9.4 -0.9 .476 .153 .046 .0
2012 23 CHW AL 97 70 8 3.1 102 .281 .207 .260 .281 .326 .276 .419 .557 .745 52 .324 -5.9 -0.6 .507 .195 .069 .0
2012 23 MIN AL 49 36 3 2.2 97 .270 .227 .254 .271 .318 .227 .408 .498 .726 41 .212 -3.5 -0.4 .412 .068 .000 .0
2013 24 MIN AL 179 131 16 3.3 98 .279 .236 .258 .282 .322 .345 .407 .628 .730 72 .356 -6.8 -0.7 .516 .164 .109 .0
2014 25 MIN AL 465 327 55 4.5 94 .336 .275 .256 .315 .319 .406 .395 .721 .714 102 .522 0.7 0.1 .629 .187 .132 1.7
2015 26 MIN AL 23 18 1 1.5 93 .200 .143 .245 .217 .314 .190 .397 .408 .711 17 .117 -2.3 -0.2 .333 .048 .048
5 Yrs 820 587 84 3.8 96 .310 .252 .256 .298 .320 .361 .401 .659 .722 83 .436 -18.3 -1.8 .565 .170 .108 5.5
162 Game Avg. 499 357 51 3.8 96 .310 .252 .256 .298 .320 .361 .401 .659 .722 83 .436 -18.3 -1.8 .565 .170 .108 3
MIN (4 yrs) 716 512 75 3.9 95 .313 .258 .256 .300 .320 .373 .399 .673 .718 87 .450 -11.9 -1.2 .575 .169 .115 3.3
CHW (2 yrs) 104 75 9 3.2 102 .286 .213 .261 .282 .326 .277 .419 .558 .745 52 .343 -6.4 -0.6 .500 .181 .064 .0

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
2011 22 CHW AL 7 0.0% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 7.0 2.00 3.00 86% 33% 0.0% 0%
2012 23 TOT AL 146 0.0% 21.2% 7.5% 3.4% 18% 2.82 4.2 14.6 1.11 1.05 69% 17% 0.0% 9%
2012 23 CHW AL 97 0.0% 23.7% 9.3% 5.2% 28% 2.56 3.8 29.0 1.21 1.29 66% 17% 0.0% 4%
2012 23 MIN AL 49 0.0% 16.3% 4.1% 0.0% 0% 4.00 5.5 7.3 0.95 0.75 76% 16% 0.0% 16%
2013 24 MIN AL 179 1.7% 19.0% 6.2% 5.6% 26% 3.09 4.9 55.0 16.5 0.72 0.88 72% 20% 4.3% 7%
2014 25 MIN AL 465 1.3% 20.0% 5.2% 9.3% 36% 3.88 4.7 72.2 11.7 0.73 0.85 72% 27% 3.4% 9%
2015 26 MIN AL 23 0.0% 26.1% 0.0% 4.4% 33% 3.5 1.14 1.00 65% 7% 0.0% 0%
5 Yrs 820 1.1% 20.1% 5.6% 7.2% 31% 3.59 4.6 84.1 13.5 0.80 0.90 72% 23% 3.0% 8%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.7% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.49 4.6 36.1 8.5 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 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
2011 22 CHW AL -0.5 -0.1 8 0.0 0.0 -0.0 .03 -0.0 0.2 -0.3 -0.0 0.95 -0.7 0.02 3
2012 23 TOT AL -9.4 -0.9 151 -0.9 1.5 -2.4 .92 -1.0 -0.0 -5.9 -0.6 0.91 -9.7 0.68 4
2012 23 CHW AL -5.9 -0.6 101 -0.2 1.1 -1.4 .84 -0.6 0.3 -3.8 -0.4 0.92 -6.1 0.68 4
2012 23 MIN AL -3.5 -0.4 50 -0.7 0.4 -1.0 1.09 -0.4 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2 0.89 -3.7 0
2013 24 MIN AL -6.4 -0.6 187 0.7 3.5 -2.8 .96 -0.2 0.9 -4.8 -0.5 0.93 -4.1 1.93 2
2014 25 MIN AL 0.7 0.1 473 -0.8 7.6 -8.4 1.01 -0.3 -0.5 -2.3 -0.2 0.94 -4.0 1.60 5
2015 26 MIN AL -2.3 -0.2 25 -0.3 0.3 -0.5 1.19 -0.2 0.0 -2.1 -0.2 0.97 -2.7 0.61 3
5 Yrs -17.9 -1.8 844 -1.2 12.8 -14.1 .98 -1.6 0.4 -15.4 -1.5 0.93 -21.1 0.97 17

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
2011 22 CHW AL 0 0 0% 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 TOT AL 1 0 39% 61 3 0 100% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 3 56% 12 5 7 1 0 1 5 3 2
2012 23 CHW AL 1 0 42% 42 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 50% 7 3 4 1 0 1 4 3 1
2012 23 MIN AL 0 0 31% 19 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 67% 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1
2013 24 MIN AL 2 0 35% 80 0 2 0% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6 47% 10 6 4 2 1 1 3 1 2
2014 25 MIN AL 3 0 32% 195 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 2 1 11 33% 27 20 6 2 1 1 19 10 9
2015 26 MIN AL 0 0 40% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
5 Yrs 6 0 34% 352 4 3 57% 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 2 3 1 23 42% 49 31 17 5 2 3 28 14 14

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
2011 22 CHW AL 7 100% 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0.02 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 0 0 4 0 0% 1 0 0% 0 0 0
2012 23 TOT AL 146 100% 28 5 0 4 1 0 1 0.68 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 67% 26 0 0% 14 7 50% 80 10 13% 9 6 67% 5 5 100% 0
2012 23 CHW AL 97 100% 18 3 0 4 1 0 1 0.68 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50% 20 0 0% 9 3 33% 52 3 6% 3 1 33% 3 3 100% 0
2012 23 MIN AL 49 100% 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 6 0 0% 5 4 80% 28 7 25% 6 5 83% 2 2 100% 0
2013 24 MIN AL 179 99% 39 4 1 2 0 0 1 1.93 3 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 5 2 40% 28 0 0% 13 6 46% 96 8 8% 6 2 33% 8 3 38% 0
2014 25 MIN AL 465 100% 119 12 1 5 1 0 0 1.60 6 0 14 2 4 2 4 0 5 4 80% 94 6 6% 43 9 21% 291 32 11% 25 7 28% 14 8 57% 0
2015 26 MIN AL 23 100% 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0.61 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 2 1 50% 14 1 7% 2 1 50% 1 1 100% 0
5 Yrs 820 100% 191 23 2 17 2 0 2 0.97 9 0 20 4 5 4 5 0 13 8 62% 151 6 4% 72 23 32% 485 51 11% 43 16 37% 28 17 61% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 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
2011 22 CHW AL 7 29 4.14 21 72.4% 28.6% 4.8% 38.1% 28.6% 71.4% 0.0% 51.7% 93.3% 14.3% 0.0% 0 0 14.3% 1 0 0.0% 0 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0
2012 23 TOT AL 146 517 3.54 355 68.7% 26.8% 13.2% 31.0% 29.0% 73.2% 0.0% 50.3% 81.9% 27.4% 2.7% 4 0 11.0% 16 6 6.2% 9 4 9 22 29.0% 0 0 0
2012 23 CHW AL 97 354 3.65 241 68.1% 26.1% 14.5% 32.4% 27.0% 73.9% 0.0% 50.3% 80.3% 30.9% 3.1% 3 0 11.3% 11 4 5.2% 5 3 7 16 30.4% 0 0 0
2012 23 MIN AL 49 163 3.33 114 69.9% 28.1% 10.5% 28.1% 33.3% 71.9% 0.0% 50.3% 85.4% 20.4% 2.0% 1 0 10.2% 5 2 8.2% 4 1 2 6 25.0% 0 0 0
2013 24 MIN AL 179 709 3.96 471 66.4% 23.8% 15.3% 32.5% 28.5% 76.2% 0.0% 50.6% 79.9% 21.8% 5.0% 9 0 14.0% 25 9 6.7% 12 7 7 27 20.6% 0 0 0
2014 25 MIN AL 466 1743 3.74 1205 69.2% 25.0% 15.9% 30.5% 28.7% 75.0% 0.4% 51.9% 78.9% 24.0% 2.1% 10 0 9.7% 45 19 4.3% 20 13 14 79 15.1% 0 0 0
2015 26 MIN AL 23 81 3.52 58 71.6% 27.6% 27.6% 19.0% 25.9% 72.4% 0.0% 51.9% 61.9% 30.4% 4.3% 1 0 13.0% 3 1 4.3% 1 1 0 6 0.0% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 821 3079 3.75 2110 68.6% 25.1% 15.5% 30.8% 28.6% 74.9% 0.2% 51.3% 79.3% 24.2% 2.9% 24 0 11.0% 90 35 5.1% 42 25 30 135 18.2% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.7% 15.8% 27.1% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 26.9% 4.6% 13.8% 8.3% 24.2%

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
2011 22 9 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 54 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 59 153 138 18 30 4 1 0 9 3 0 11 32 .217 .278 .261 .539 49 36 0 1 2 1 0
2013 24 125 332 303 41 69 9 3 3 19 3 2 22 66 .228 .280 .307 .587 62 93 0 1 4 2 0
2014 25 258 797 736 93 188 44 5 9 56 4 3 46 159 .255 .300 .365 .666 85 269 6 3 8 4 1
2015 26 266 820 757 95 191 45 5 9 56 4 3 46 165 .252 .298 .361 .659 83 273 6 5 8 4 1

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
2011 22 9 8 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .375 .375 .375 .750 1 9
2012 23 50 147 132 19 29 4 1 0 10 3 11 31 .220 .283 .265 .548 10 50
2013 24 66 180 166 24 40 5 2 3 10 0 11 34 .241 .287 .349 .636 17 66
2014 25 133 473 440 58 126 37 2 6 41 1 25 93 .286 .326 .420 .747 61 133
2015 26 8 25 22 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 .182 .280 .227 .507 1 8
5 Yrs 266 833 768 105 202 47 5 9 61 4 47 165 .263 .309 .372 .681 90 266
162 Game Avg. 162 507 468 64 123 29 3 5 37 2 29 100 .263 .309 .372 .681 55 266



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Doubles s c a p y
2014 AL  35 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  2 (7th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 2 (2234), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 1 (2308), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Shortstop (355th), 1.6 career WAR/1.6 7yr-peak WAR/1.6 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: Eduardo Eduardo Jose Escobar

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