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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Nats get INF Yunel Escobar from A's for RHP Tyler ClippardRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Infielder 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. The swap, announced Wednesday, gives Washington a player who could solve its search for a starting second baseman.

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  6. Nationals get INF Yunel Escobar from A's for RHP Tyler ClippardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Nationals get INF Yunel Escobar from A's for RHP Tyler Clippard Escobar hit .258 with seven homers and 39 RBIs for Tampa Bay last season. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1C2vfOe Sep 14, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Rays short stop Yunel Escobar hits a home run in the seventh inning against Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

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  7. Source: A's deal Escobar to Nats for ClippardRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Washington Nationals

    ... to look for other solutions. Athletics VP and general manager Billy Beane discusses acquiring Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays and adding depth to the team Escobar hit .258/.324/.340 with seven homers and 39 RBIs for the Rays last season ...

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  8. Does Alex Anthopoulos have the Billy Beanes to improve Blue JaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Jays Journal

    ... Other than Doc, which he had no choice in dealing and got SFA for, who is the biggest name Alex has moved? Yunel Escobar? Brett 'on the DL, off the DL' Lawrie? definitely not JA Happ or Jason Frasor. The truth is that AA has done a great job of ...

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  9. Can Yunel Escobar find consistency with the Oakland Athletics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Call to the Pen

    Aug 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar reacts at bat against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Yunel Escobar should be the everyday shortstop for the Oakland Athletics when the upcoming 2015 season begins.

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  10. D-Backs GM says he won't add a catcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... began working with coaches at Salt River Fields. Jan. 1: The A's acquired utilityman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Rays for catcher John Jason and prospets Daniel Robertson and Boog Powell. Dec. 19: The Yankees traded INF Martin ...

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  11. On the Nationalsa offseason so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... trade that would have sent Desmond to the Mets and would have brought second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar to Washington. But the trade talks broke down when the Mets balked at sending top prospects to Tampa. (ESPN reported that ...

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  12. Roto Roundup: Hanley Ramirez, Ben Zobrist, Ryan Howard and othersRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | FakeTeams

    Ray offers some updates on a few players in the news over the last week, including Hanley Ramirez, Ben Zobrist, Ryan Howard and others. This weekend brought us yet another trade from Billy Beane, as he traded his top prospect, second baseman Daniel Robertson , John Jaso and another prospect Boog Powell , to the Rays for second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar.

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  13. Juan Francisco Signs With Tampa Bay RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Reviewing the Brew

    ... Bay Rays on a minor league contract. The Rays have been in a rebuild mode this offseason, moving Ben Zobrist , Yunel Escobar , and Wil Myers , in addition to losing longtime manager Joe Maddon. Francisco currently is set to serve as depth at first ...

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  14. Pittsburgh Pirates Need To Trade Stolmy PimentelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... Read More The Oakland Athletics continue to make a splash in the offseason by trading for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays. Read More The Atlanta Braves have a lot more moves to make before the start of the season. Take a look ...

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  15. Did the Tampa Bay Rays Give Up on Yunel Escobar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Rayhawk Review

    Aug 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar reacts after he missed a fly ball during the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2.

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  16. Red Sox Notebook: Never too early to size up rivalsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Boston Herald

    ... yesterday in their whirlwind offseason. The trade of second baseman/right fielder Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar to the Oakland A's for three players, including catcher John Jaso , meant that only Evan Longoria is left over from the 2008 ...

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  17. A's get Zobrist, Escobar from Rays for Jaso and 2 prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | SFGate

    Oakland acquired the two-time All-Star from Tampa Bay on Saturday along with shortstop Yunel Escobar in exchange for catcher John Jaso and two minor-leaguers, top shortstop prospect Daniel Robertson and outfielder Boog Powell . Oakland general manager Billy Beane described Zobrist as "almost a perfect-type player for our club," and he said that within minutes of the trade's announcement, he was fielding calls from teams hoping to pry the multi-position marvel away from the A's.

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  18. Athletics get Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar, Fangraphs projects Wild Card for A'sRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Athletics Nation

    ... around the diamond for 0.1 WAR, which will be redistributed into better players anyway. The addition of Yunel Escobar to this deal gives the A's the chance to move Marcus Semien to second base, who will take plate appearances away from Eric Sogard . ...

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  19. Billy Beane on Zobrist-Escobar trade: "We're trying to win as many games as we can."Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Athletics Nation

    A's general manager Billy Beane answered questions Saturday afternoon about the acquisition of Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar. He also gave an interesting hint at who is on the inside track to make the starting rotation after Scott Kazmir and Sonny Gray.

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  20. Josh Reddick is now on board with Billy Beane's planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... board with Billy Beane's plan. After it was announced today that the Athletics were acquiring Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays for John Jaso and a pair of prospects, Reddick expressed his excitement about the deal to Susan Slusser of the ...

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