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Alcides Escobar

Alcides Escobar signs minor-league deal with the Royals

by Brad Camara | Royals Correspondent | Tue, May 4th 1:48pm EDT

INF Alcides Escobar signed a minor-league deal with the Royals on Tuesday. (Alec Lewis on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact:

Escobar spent the 2020 season with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. He returns to the Royals, which he played with from 2011-2018 as the team’s primary shortstop. Escobar provides organizational depth after slashing .231/.279/.313 across 531 plate appearances for the Royals in 2018.

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