Eduardo Jose Escobar
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 165 lb.
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.