Burlington, NC: After a slow season start, Escalera turned into a hitting and defensive machine during the second half of the Appalachian League 2013 season. Escalera ended his season as the Burlington Royals’ leader in hits, doubles and batting average among the player with more than 150 at bats, and made the Top 20 Appalachian League’s batting average list.
Escalera was assigned by the Kansas City Royals to join its affiliate Burlington Royals in North Carolina during the 2013 baseball season after having a strong Arizona League and spring training showing. Initially, the Burlington Royals coaching staff tried various offensive strategies by changing the roster moving Escalera...
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