Esky's Back: Royals sign fan-favorite Alcides Escobar to minor league contract

Esky's Back: Royals sign fan-favorite Alcides Escobar to minor league contract
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Esky’s Back: Kansas City Royals sign fan-favorite Alcides Escobar to minor league contract

He won the Gold Glove and was an All-Star in 2015, the same year Kansas City won the World Series

The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday they have signed 2015 American League Championship Series MVP and World-Series champion Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract.Escobar, a shortstop, will report to the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Royals’ AAA franchise. The 34-year-old Escobar has played 11 seasons with Milwaukee and Kansas City and has a .258 lifetime average. In 2018, he hit .231 with four homers and 31 RBIs.Escobar won the Gold Glove and was an All-Star in 2015, the same year Kansas City won the World Series.In 2014, 2016 and 2017, Escobar played all 162 games.Related video: Alcides Escobar offers big thank you to Royals fans

The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday they have signed 2015 American League Championship Series MVP and World-Series champion Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract.

Escobar, a shortstop, will report to the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Royals’ AAA franchise.

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The 34-year-old Escobar has played 11 seasons with Milwaukee and Kansas City and has a .258 lifetime average. In 2018, he hit .231 with four homers and 31 RBIs.

Escobar won the Gold Glove and was an All-Star in 2015, the same year Kansas City won the World Series.

In 2014, 2016 and 2017, Escobar played all 162 games.

Related video: Alcides Escobar offers big thank you to Royals fans

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