Milwaukee Brewers procure All-Star infielder Eduardo Escobar from Arizona Diamondbacks

Milwaukee Brewers procure All-Star infielder Eduardo Escobar from Arizona Diamondbacks

With the trade deadline time under 48 hours away, the Milwaukee Brewers have been working diligently on the trade market to work in the group before the cutoff time. They made a major advance towards that today, as they obtained All-Star infielder Eduardo Escobar from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The move was first announced by Jeff Passan of ESPN and later made authority by the Brewers.

The expansion of Escobar carries a major bat to the arrangement that the Brewers need. So far in 2021, Escobar is batting .246/.300/.478 with 22 grand slams and 65 RBI. Mike Vassallo noticed that Escobar is tied for fifth in homers and tied for 6th in RBI. He likewise can play all around the infield, and is a switch hitter at the plate. A large portion of his games this year have been at third base, however he likewise plays a respectable halfway point consistently and can likewise play shortstop. Right off the bat in his vocation, he additionally invested energy in the outfield, however hasn’t played there since 2017. He hasn’t played at a respectable starting point by any stretch of the imagination, yet the Brewers intend to utilize him at a respectable starting point against left-gave pitchers.

Escobar is in the last year of his agreement and will be a free specialist toward the finish of the period. He began his vocation with the White Sox prior to being traded to the Twins, where he spent the following six seasons. He then, at that point was traded to the Diamondbacks, and has been with them for as far back as couple of seasons.

As a trade-off for Escobar, the Brewers sent outfielder Cooper Hummel and infielder Alberto Ciprian to the Diamondbacks. Hummel is 26 years of age and has been with Triple-A Nashville the entire season, batting .254/.435/.508 with 6 grand slams and 15 RBI in 46 games this season. He has for the most part played in left field, yet in addition has invested some energy at a respectable starting point and catcher. Ciprian is 18 years of age and in his first year playing in the association. He is with the DSL Brewers 1 group in the Dominican Summer League, batting .378/.465/.514 out of 12 games this season.

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