Alcides Escobar

Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports
January 29, 2018 - 8:19 pm
The Royals had hoped to retain some of the core players that helped them to back-to-back American League pennants and a World Series title after hitting free agency this offseason. They accomplished it with at least one of them. Kansas City signed Alcides Escobar, 31, to a $2.5 million deal for the...
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Peter Aiken - USA TODAY Sports
October 01, 2017 - 6:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar tipped their caps and likely said goodbye to Kansas City's fans, and then the playoff-bound Arizona Diamondbacks ended the regular season with a 14-2 win over the Royals on Sunday. The foursome joined the Royals...
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Peter Aiken - USA TODAY Sports
August 20, 2017 - 6:06 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Cheslor Cuthbert homered and drove in three runs, Alcides Escobar also had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Cam Gallagher also drove in a run for the Royals, who finally got their bats going after...
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Steven Branscombe - USA TODAY Sports
July 01, 2017 - 6:09 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit his 22nd home run and Alex Gordon connected for a three-run shot as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the Minnesota Twins 11-6 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Moustakas tied his season high for home runs...
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April 17, 2017 - 1:41 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar hit an RBI single in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals, boosted by a strong effort from starter Ian Kennedy, edged the Los Angeles Angels 1-0 Sunday for their fourth straight win. Kennedy pitched two-hit ball and struck out 10 over eight innings as...
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