RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Alcides Escobar

A collection of news and information related to Alcides Escobar published by this site and its partners.

Top Alcides Escobar Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie

    Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie
    Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles. They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth...
  • Jeremy Guthrie out-pitches Freddy Garcia as Royals beat Orioles in series finale

    Jeremy Guthrie out-pitches Freddy Garcia as Royals beat Orioles in series finale
    Jeremy Guthrie received a warm reception from the crowd at Camden Yards when he took the mound Thursday for the first time here since he was traded away before last season. Then the Kansas City Royals right-hander did his part to beat his former team,...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Kansas City Royals name George Brett as interim hitting coach

    Kansas City Royals name George Brett as interim hitting coach
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals said Thursday that George Brett and Pedro Grifol will assume the interim hitting coach and major league special assignment coach roles, respectively, effective immediately. In a corresponding move, the Royals...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position

    The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position. Try not to be...
  • Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals. Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
  • Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3

    Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides

    Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides
    The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year. Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
  • Orioles look to pursue extension for J.J. Hardy

    Orioles look to pursue extension for J.J. Hardy
    On his third team in as many seasons, J.J. Hardy said he would like to stay in one spot for a while. The Orioles have seen enough from the shortstop over the past couple of months to want to accommodate his wishes. Orioles president of baseball...
  • Orioles, Hardy making progress on three-year extension

    Orioles, Hardy making progress on three-year extension
    The Orioles and shortstop J.J. Hardy continue to make progress on a three-year contract extension that would be worth between $7 million and $8.5 million per season, according to two baseball sources. "My thought is that I still hope it gets done," Hardy...
  • Simon stymies Royals as Orioles win, 8-2

    Simon stymies Royals as Orioles win, 8-2
    As the Orioles' rotation continues to crumble and the front office scrambles for replacements, perhaps it is fitting that one of the club's only reliable options is a player who many thought wouldn't throw a pitch in 2011. Alfredo Simon, who spent two...