Eduardo Escobar was raised in the La Pica district of Villa de Cura, Venezuela’s state of Aragua, alongside his four siblings. They were brought up by a single mother.
Escobar began working at the age of seven and was only able to complete the eighth grade. Escobar was dealt with the Minnesota Twins along with Pedro Hernández for Francisco Liriano on July 28, 2012.
Escobar batted in 49 additional plate appearances, with six RBIs, and he batted 227. Escobar appeared in 146 plate appearances in 2012, batting.214 with nine RBIs.
On April 3, 2013, Escobar blasted a walk-off two-run double off Phil Coke to lead the Twins to their first win of the season, a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
On April 9, 2013, Escobar hit his first career home run off Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie in the top of the fifth inning. Escobar batted.236 with three home runs and ten RBIs in 66 games in 2013.
In 2014, Escobar batted .275 in 133 games and had six home runs with 37 RBIs. In 2015, Escobar batted in 127 games. 262 with 12 home runs and 58 RBIs. In 2016, Escobar batted in 105 games. 236 hits, 6 home runs, and 37 RBIs.
How Old Is Eduardo Escobar?
Eduardo is currently 33 years old.