In the eight years of the Venezuelan Alcides Escobar with the Kansas City Royals, became known for his defense. He has an American League Gold Glove award to prove it.
Now with the Washington NationalsEscobar’s abilities seem to carry over beyond the shortstop position, however, if his work in Friday night’s 9-8 loss to the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park is something for which It has to happen:
Washington’s infielder, Luis García, was facing Colorado’s right closer, Carlos Estévez, when he lost his bat to a fan. Garcia’s log flew into the net over the Nats’ dugout before landing on a crowd of teammates, giving Escobar a chance to grab the falling wood with one hand.
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Escobar, who was out of the majors in 2019 and 2020, has made many brilliant plays since joining the Nationals in July. But still, this one could probably lead his ’21 highlights reel.
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