Latest Eduardo Escobar News

García hits 3-run HR, Brewers beat Toussaint and Braves 9-5

Jul. 30, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are playing so well they're not even fazed by a first-inning, four-run deficit. Avisaíl García, Willy Adames and Eduardo Escobar hit home runs and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame the worst start of the season by Corbin Burnes to...

Brewers add relievers Norris and Curtiss in trades

Jul. 30, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers made two more moves Friday to boost their roster for a playoff push, acquiring relievers John Curtiss from the Miami Marlins and Daniel Norris from the Detroit Tigers. Milwaukee sent minor league catcher Payton...

LEADING OFF: Gallo preps for Yanks, Nats dealing with COVID

Jul. 29, 2021 05:08 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ GALLO, ESCOBAR ON MOVE The baseball trade deadline is fast approaching, and teams are starting to get busy before Friday’s 4 p.m. EDT cutoff. The New...

Bumgarner wins pitching duel as D-backs edge Rangers 3-2

Jul. 29, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched four-hit ball over seven innings to win for the first time in 2 1/2 months and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night, after both last-place teams scratched their top hitters from the starting lineups. ...

Houser, Cain, Urias lead Brewers to 7-3 win over Pirates

Jul. 28, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lorenzo Cain and Luis Urias hit two-run doubles, Adrian Houser pitched five scoreless innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Wednesday night. Cain’s hit in the fourth inning pushed the Brewers’ lead to 3-0. Urias’...

Brewers add All-Star 3B Escobar in trade with Diamondbacks

Jul. 28, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers acquired All-Star third baseman Eduardo Escobar from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday for two prospects. The 32-year-old Escobar made his first All-Star game this season and is batting .246 with 22 homers. The switch-hitter...

D'backs win 3rd straight, score 8 in 7th to top Pirates 11-6

Jul. 21, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter began the night on the bench with a .182 batting average. The Arizona Diamondbacks infielder didn’t get into the game until the fifth inning — and ended up a homer short of the cycle. VanMeter had three hits, including a triple and a...

Smith, Escobar lead Diamondbacks over Pirates 4-2

Jul. 20, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Caleb Smith pitched 6 2/3 stellar innings, Eduardo Escobar hit a two-run homer for the second straight game and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Monday night. It was a nice bounce-back outing for Smith (3-6), who was rocked for...

Kelly, Escobar lead Diamondbacks over Cubs 6-4

Jul. 18, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a bad baseball team for a big chunk of this season and own the worst record in the majors to prove it. The only exception — at least in recent weeks — is when Merrill Kelly takes the mound. Kelly...

Contreras, Cubs rally for 4-2 victory over Diamondbacks

Jul. 17, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A little rest did a lot of good for Willson Contreras. The durable catcher capped Chicago's three-run ninth inning with a two-run homer, sending the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the lowly Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. Contreras had...