Diamondbacks, Eduardo Escobar agree to 3-year contract extension

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The Diamondbacks have secured their veteran infielder.The team announced Monday that https://www.bluejaysedge.com/toronto-blue-jays/paul-molitor-jersey it signed Eduardo Escobar to a three-yearextension through the 2021 season.OFFICIAL: #Dbacks agree to terms with INF Eduardo Escobar on a 3-year contract through the 2021 season.Welcome back, @escobarmaracay! pic.twitter.com/lnFksovux5 Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) October 22, 2018Escobarwas traded from the Twinsto the Diamondbacksfor three minor leaguers inJuly. The eight-year veteran was coming off https://www.bluejaysedge.com/toronto-blue-jays/jesse-barfield-jersey a careeryear in 2017 when he registered a.254 batting average, hit21 home runs and tallied 73 RBIs with Minnesota.In 54 games with Arizona in 2018, he recorded a slash line of .268/.327/.444.Escobar, 29, began his career with the White Soxwhen hewas a September call-up in 2011.