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AZ Snake Pit Dec 2, 2020
2020 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews: #35, Eduardo Escobar

2020 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews: #35, Eduardo Escobar

Photo by Christian Petersen/ An aberration of a year he would rather soon forget. Rating: 3.40 Age: 31 years old 2020 stats: 54 games, 222 PA, .212/.270/.335, 14 XBH, 4 HR, 61 OPS+, 56 wRC+, -0.8 bWAR, -0.5 fWAR 2020 salary: $7,166,666 ($2,759,259 prorated) 2021 status: Final year of three year $21 million dollar contract, $7,666,668 salary Introduction Oh, how the mighty have fallen. If you wanted to summarize the 2020 Arizona Diamondbacks’ season by reviewing just one player, Eduardo Escobar would be the man to discuss. I took the liberty in writing his review...
AZ Snake Pit Nov 26, 2020
2020 SnakePit Awards: Performance of the Year nominees

2020 SnakePit Awards: Performance of the Year nominees

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Time to vote for the best single-game performance of the year. I went with six in the end; decided to reward Jack for making the only real decent case for any other candidates! So we have two starting pitching performance, one relief appearance and three hitting performances, mostly the ones mentioned in the comments as being worthy of consideration. August 16, Eduardo Escobar - 3-for-4, R, HR, three RBI, +69.3% WP Escobar had a rough start to the season, coming into this contest, over 20 games, he was batting .167 with one home-run and a...
AZ Snake Pit Nov 22, 2020
2020 SnakePit Awards - Play of the Year: Josh Rojas trips “awkwardly”

2020 SnakePit Awards - Play of the Year: Josh Rojas trips “awkwardly”

Sorry, ‘hacks. #NotSorry With almost 85% of the vote, this was one of the largest landslides in the history of the award. Here’s how the results broke down. Any resemblance to a lime-flavored Pacman is purely coincidental. Some slight acknowledgement of Eduardo Escobar’s clutch homer, and Kole Calhoun putting it all on the line, but there’s really only one winner here. So, let’s go to the tape. The play Firstly, I think it’s the sheer speed of the play which is impressive. The ball had an exit velocity off Corey Seager’s bat of 102.4 miles per...

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