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Yunel Escobar    \YOO-nell\

Yunel Escobar

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: November 2, 1982 in La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
High School: Matires de Barbados (La Habana, CU)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 2nd round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed June 7, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 2, 2007 (Age 24.212, 16,712th in MLB history)   vs. CHC 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2007 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/BlueJays/Rays 2007-2014
2015 Contract Status: not updated, 2 yrs/$13M (15-16) & 17 team option (details) [*]Agents: Miami Sports Management, previously: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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