Escobar, a 32-year-old swap hitter, was acquired by the Brewers just some days earlier than the commerce deadline to fortify their offense and he has been a high quality bat within the lineup since. In 21 video games for the Brewers, he is hitting .280 with a 110 OPS+. Escobar was lower than a month faraway from enjoying in his first All-Star Sport when the Brewers acquired him from the Diamondbacks.
Total, Escobar is hitting .252/.307/.473 (107 OPS+) with 18 doubles, 5 triples, 24 homers, 73 RBI and 61 runs in 119 video games this season. He can deal with many spots on the diamond, however has solely performed first and third base since becoming a member of the Brewers with most of his time coming on the sizzling nook.
The Brewers have a 7 1/2 sport lead over the Reds within the Central division, however face a fairly large upcoming stretch within the schedule. They begin a three-game collection in opposition to these Reds on Tuesday night time in Milwaukee. After that it is a seven-game street journey to face the Twins (10-9 in August) and Giants (finest file in baseball).
The Brewers have gained 10 of their final 13 video games and have held first place within the NL Central since June 19.
https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/brewers-place-infielder-eduardo-escobar-on-10-day-injured-list-with-hamstring-strain/ | Brewers place infielder Eduardo Escobar on 10-day injured listing with hamstring pressure