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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Athletics get Zobrist, Escobar from Rays for Jaso, 2 minor leaguersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... April 24, 2011. (MIKE CASSESE/REUTERS) The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers. The teams announced the trade Saturday. Tampa Bay also got ...

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  13. Rays finalize deal with AsdrubalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Major League Baseball

    In the backdrop of Saturday's news that Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar had been traded to the A's, the Rays announced that free-agent infielder Asdrubal Cabrera is officially a member of the team. Cabrera signed one-year contract that will pay him $7.5 million.

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  14. Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar Headed to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Swingin' A's

    Sep 29, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar celebrate a win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Tampa defeated Toronto 7-6.

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  15. Should the Blue Jays pick up Tyler Pastornicky?Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Bluebird Banter

    ... Blue Jays system until July 14, 2010, when he, Tim Collins and Alex Gonzalez were all traded to the Braves for Yunel Escobar and Jo-Jo Reyes . 9. Tyler Pastornicky, SS: I'll admit, I probably like him better than he deserves, but then I'm not the ...

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  16. Brett Lawrie Brings a New Fan to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Swingin' A's

    May 27, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar is out at second base by Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Brett Lawrie in a game at Rogers Centre. The Toronto Blue Jays won 9-6.Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports When Brett Lawrie was acquired by the Oakland Athletics many fans, myself included, were very excited.

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  17. Rays have had "Discussions" with Colby RasmusRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | DRays Bay

    ... the fourth man starting at Designated Hitter. Remove Zobrist, and the infield fills in with Longoria, Loney, Yunel Escobar , and Asdrubal Cabrera. Using the 40-man roster as guide, the bench is likewise full with Brandon Guyer and Logan Forsythe ...

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  18. Interest in Ben Zobrist picking up, San Francisco Giants in pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Call to the Pen

    ... the budget-conscious Rays would pay Cabrera $8 million to come off the bench. Either Zobrist or shortstop Yunel Escobar needs to go. In late October there was some talk that the Los Angeles Dodgers could be one team that might pursue acquiring ...

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  19. A retrospective look on the 2012 Marlins-Blue Jays tradeRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Fish Stripes

    ... a major question mark in that he barely hit at any minor league level until his most recent Triple-A season. Yunel Escobar was coming off a bad season but had a good contract, but the Fish traded him anyway. Alvarez had major strikeout concerns. The ...

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  20. Madden: Josh Donaldson move jarring for Blue JaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... Lawrie. It is a deal not unlike the blockbuster Anthopoulos pulled off two years ago when he sent shortstop Yunel Escobar along with four of his top prospects - pitchers Henderson Alvarez and Justin Nicolino, shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria and ...

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