Mets nix Escobar-for-Gee swap

Eduardo Escobar

Eduardo Escobar

#5 SS
Minnesota Twins

2014 STATS

  • GM133
  • HR6

  • RBI37

  • R52

  • OBP.315

  • AVG.275

SAN DIEGO -- The Minnesota Twins offered Eduardo Escobar to the Mets for Dillon Gee, but were rebuffed by the Amazin's, who did not view Escobar as a substantial enough upgrade over Wilmer Flores, ESPNDeportes.com's Marly Rivera reports.

Escobar, 25, hit .275 with six homers and 37 RBIs in 433 at-bats with Minnesota last season.

The Rockies, Twins, Giants, Rangers, Padres and Royals are believed to be among the potential destinations for Gee.