According to multiple sources, Matt Silverman is reportedly close to dealing both of the Rays starting middle infielders, Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar, to the West Coast Rays — the Oakland Athletics.
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Poll: Who Will Get Traded — Ben Zobrist or Yunel Escobar — and Why?
As the title suggests, because the Tampa Bay Rays acquired Asdrubal Cabrera earlier in the week, it’s easy to assume that someone in the middle infield will be shipped elsewhere prior to Opening Day. The question is, who — Yunel Escobar or Ben Zobrist?
Rays Roster Moves: Oakland Athletics Claim Yunel Escobar On Revocable Waivers
The Athletics have claimed shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Rays on revocable waivers, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal tweets.
Rays Extend Yunel Escobar’s Contract
The Rays announced they’ve signed shortstop Yunel Escobar to a two-year, $13MM extension for 2015 and 2016, plus a club option for 2017.
Rays 8/13/13 Starting Lineup, Etc
Rays 8/13/13 Starting Lineup
Ben Zobrist 2B
Matt Joyce RF
Evan Longoria 3B
Wil Myers CF
James Loney 1B
Yunel Escobar SS
Luke Scott DH
Jose Lobaton C
Kelly Johnson LF
Chris Archer RHP