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  1. Nationals ink free agent reliever Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | DC Pro Sports Report

    ... and a 3.94 ERA. Earlier in the off-season, Washington traded reliever Tyler Clippard tot he Oakland As for IF Yunel Escobar. Janssen will help fill the late inning set up role vacated by Clippard to get to closer Drew Storen.

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  2. Former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen signs with NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    Free-agent reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday. The move is an attempt by the Nationals to add late-game relief help to their bullpen following the trade that sent eighth-inning setup man Tyler Clippard, a two-time NL All-Star, to the Oakland Athletics for infielder Yunel Escobar.

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  3. Nationals sign ex-Blue Jays closer Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | SLAM! Sports

    ... man to closer Drew Storen, the role Tyler Clippard filled before being dealt to the Oakland A's for shortstop Yunel Escobar earlier in the off-season. Storen takes over for Rafael Soriano, who was the Nationals closer the previous two seasons but ...

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  4. Inbox: Did Blue Jays consider re-signing Janssen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... eliminated from consideration. Melky Cabrera , Jeremy Jeffress and -- for much different reasons -- Yunel Escobar and Colby Rasmus are a few examples of players who got another opportunity under general manager Alex Anthopoulos' watch. The ...

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  5. Casey Janssen leaves Blue Jays for Nationals: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CBC News

    ... als needed a set-up man following the recent trade of Tyler Clippard to Oakland for former Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar.

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  6. Source: Janssen, Nats agree to 1-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Washington Nationals

    ... buyout for a 2016 mutual option, according to FOXSports.com. The Nats dealt Clippard to the A's for shortstop Yunel Escobar , who is slated to move to second base. They also haven't re-signed free agent Rafael Soriano , their closer for much of the ...

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  7. Despite All-Star Departures In Offseason, A's Tickets Increase 43% On Secondary MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... That intent has been disproven, however, as Oakland received second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Blue Jays in return for his unloading over the last several months. With a number of new faces in tow, the season average ...

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  8. Phil RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Chicago Cubs

    ... more than at any time in history, things are changing quickly in this Hot Stove season. Who knows where Yunel Escobar will be next week? Still the shortstop? Back to the super-utility role? Or maybe somebody else's question mark, displaced by the ...

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  9. Nats send Clippard to A's for Escobar, flexibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Washington Nationals

    It looks like the Nationals have solved a couple of potential roster issues, as they acquired veteran infielder Yunel Escobar from the Athletics for reliever Tyler Clippard . Escobar has played shortstop for the bulk of his Major League career, but with an opening at second base for the Nats, he could be moving to the other side of the infield in the short term.

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  10. A's sign Reddick, Lawrie and three others to one-year contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Paradise Post

    ... newly-acquired Tyler Clippard, who came from the Washington Nationals on Wednesday in a trade for shortstop Yunel Escobar. The A's still have four arbitration-eligible players in lefty reliever Fernando Abad, Clippard, starting pitcher Jarrod Parker ...

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  11. Nats Rumors: Nationals still in the market for a bullpen addition?Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Federal Baseball

    The Washington Nationals have been mentioned several times in the last few days in connection to some of the free agent relievers on the market this winter. Are the Nats still looking to upgrade their bullpen for 2015? In addressing the make-up of the Washington Nationals ' bullpen after last week's trade that sent Tyler Clippard to the Oakland A's in return for Yunel Escobar , Nats' GM Mike Rizzo told 106.7 the FAN in D.C.'s Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier that as hard as it would be to replace what Clippard provided, there were a number of power arms and a few potential replacements already in the organization.

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  12. With Max Scherzer in tow, what now for the Nationals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... pennant contenders. But then, the Nationals turned the dial a few notches, dealing Tyler Clippard for Yunel Escobar . Sunday night, when they agreed to what would turn out to be a seven-year, $210-million dollar deal with Max Scherzer , they hooked ...

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  13. How 2015 Tampa Bay Rays Could Improve in RBIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Rayhawk Review

    ... each batting order spot, who hit there primarily in 2014, and who is set to hit there primarily next season. ( Yunel Escobar actually started the most games and 6th, 7th, and 8th for the Rays, so I plugged in a couple of second-place finishers for ...

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  14. Rizzo: Yunel Escobar an offensive and defensive upgrade for NationalsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Federal Baseball

    Did you think the Washington Nationals were going to go into the season with Danny Espinosa the everyday second baseman? It looked that way until this week when the Nats acquired veteran infielder Yunel Escobar from the Oakland A's. Concern over having Danny Espinosa playing second base in the nation's capital on a regular basis in 2015 turned this week into concern over whether or not 32-year-old veteran shortstop Yunel Escobar can play second base in D.C. this season.

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  15. Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Twelve who could close in 2015Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | FakeTeams

    ... in the ninth inning in 2015. Clippard was just traded to the A's a few nights ago for shortstop/second baseman Yunel Escobar. Clippard has been one of the best relievers over the last five seasons, making 70 or more appearances in each of those ...

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  16. For now, Nationals planning on Escobar at 2B, Desmond at SSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2012 | The Maryland Gazette

    For the moment, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo plans to head into next season with newly acquired Yunel Escobar at second base and possible free-agent-to-be Ian Desmond at shortstop. "Our approach with Ian Desmond has not changed one bit since the end of last season.

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  17. Rizzo raves about Escobar's defensive abilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Washington Nationals

    A day after acquiring shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Athletics for reliever Tyler Clippard , general manager Mike Rizzo said that Escobar will be the Nationals' starting second baseman and is insurance at shortstop in case they need to trade Ian Desmond . Escobar is coming off a season in which he hit .258 with seven home runs, 39 RBIs and 16 errors at shortstop for the Rays.

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  18. A's Keep Dealing: Trade Newly Acquired Escobar To NatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | CBS Local

    AUGUST 28: Shortstop Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays makes a play on Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. Yunel Escobar is heading to the Nationals, and All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard is going to the Athletics, thanks to the ninth deal between those clubs in a little more than four years.

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  19. Ben Zobrist Trade Will Not Be Matt Silverman's LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Rayhawk Review

    ... Silverman dealt one of the team's most popular players, Ben Zobrist , and one who disappointed last year, Yunel Escobar , receiving catcher/DH John Jaso , top prospect Daniel Robertson , and minor league outfielder Boog Powell in return. On the ...

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  20. Roto Roundup: Yoan Moncada, Joc Pederson Evan Gattis trade, and moreRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | FakeTeams

    ... aren't crazy about Drew Storen as their closer now that they have traded Tyler Clippard to the Athletics for Yunel Escobar . Getting back to Gattis. The Astros now have two hitters in Gattis and Chris Carter who are basically the same type of ...

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