Former GreenJacket Edwin Escobar selected for Futures Game

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Former GreenJacket pitcher Edwin Escobar will represent the World team in the upcoming Futures Game as part of the Major League Baseball All Star break

Escobar pitched in a handful of games in 2011and then spent most of 2012 in Augusta. During his time with the GreenJackets Escobar was 7-8 with a 2.96 ERA with 122 strikeouts in 130 innings pitched.

He is currently with the Giants Triple A team in Fresno, Ca.

The Futures Game is a showcase for up and coming talent on the edge of being in the big leagues and will take place during the All Star break in Minnesota.

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