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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. A's sign Reddick, Lawrie and three others to one-year contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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