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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Articles tagged: Alcides Escobar

Royals furious over Noah Syndergaard’s high and tight first pitch

If Noah Syndergaard was trying to send a message to the Kansas City Royals with his up-and-in first pitch, it seems to have worked. We already saw that Mike Moustakas was furious with Syndergaard’s first pitch on Friday night. Unsurprisingly, though, his teammates feel the same way. Here are just a few of the comments…Read More

Omar Infante, Alcides Escobar combine for highlight reel play (Video)

Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar combined for one heck of a defensive highlight on Tuesday night. During the 9th inning of Kansas City’s 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians, Infante went up the middle to the shortstop side of the field, backhanded a grounder by Roberto Perez and flipped to Escobar, who made a barehanded…Read More

Bruce Bochy: Alcides Escobar ‘ambushed’ Tim Hudson on first pitch

Your browser does not support iframes. Before anyone really realized it, the Kansas City Royals had a runner on second in the first inning of Game 3 of the World Series. That’s because KC’s leadoff batter Alcides Escobar took an unusually aggressive approach by taking a rip at the first pitch of the game and…Read More

Alcides Escobar makes ridiculous no-look catch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Alcides Escobar made a ridiculous no-look catch on Wednesday that really showed off his glove and defensive instincts. Ryan Hanigan was up with one on and nobody out in the top of the second of a 0-0 game between the Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays, and he…Read More

Alcides Escobar Misses Spring Training Game With Bug Bite

By now, we all understand that weird injuries in sports cannot be avoided.  Over the years, we’ve featured stories about tennis players hurting their hands playing Playstation, photographers injuring football players, and countless weird baseball injuries that seem inexplicable. On Sunday, Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar brought us our first ever bug bite injury. As the…Read More

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