Alcides Escobar Hits First Pitch, Leadoff Inside-The-Park Homer

Alcides Escobar, who just finished absolutely demolishing the Toronto Blue Jays in the ALCS, continued his torrid hitting by leading off the bottom of the first with an inside-the-park home run on the first pitch he saw. Sure he had a lot of help from the bumbling Mets outfield, but that’s pretty damn impressive. »10/27/15 9:46pm10/27/15 9:46pm


Alcides Escobar Had One Of The Best Playoff Series Ever For A Leadoff Hitter

The Kansas City Royals are headed back to the World Series after beating the Blue Jays last night. Jose Bautista was tremendous, hitting two monster homers, but Lorenzo Cain scored in the bottom of the eighth off of a Eric Hosmer single. It was an illustrative breakdown of the two team’s styles: Toronto scored all… »10/24/15 3:05pm10/24/15 3:05pm

Alcides Escobar Really Threw The Dick Off The Ball Yesterday

During yesterday’s rain delay at the scheduled Angels-Red Sox game, ESPN threw to a live version of SportsCenter, which is always fun for the chaos a live, highly produced news show always produces. But instead of bad jokes and dead air, the show was basically just a bunch of Alcides Escobar highlights. So let’s look… »7/20/15 1:18pm7/20/15 1:18pm