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Yunel Escobar, Rays agree to two-year contract extension
Yunel Escobar, Rays agree to two-year contract extension

Shortstop Yunel Escobar and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a two-year contract extension covering 2015 and 2016 worth a guaranteed $13 million. The deal announced Saturday also includes a club option for 2017. The extension replaces a 2015 club option. The 31-year Escobar played in a career-high 153 games and made 149 starts last season for the Rays. After establishing club records with a .989 fielding percentage and 53 consecutive errorless games at shortstop, he was a finalist for the American League Gold Glove. Pirates sign Neal Huntington, Clint Hurdle to contract extensions The Pittsburgh Pirates signed General Manager Neal Huntington and Manager Clint Hurdle through the 2017...

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