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Escobar went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Friday's 6-3 win over the Rangers.
The light-hitting third baseman took advantage of favorable hitting conditions at Globe Life Park, sparking the Angels' offense with a leadoff homer off of Nick Martinez. Friday's homer was the first sign of life from Escobar after going 2-for-29 over his last seven games. The 34-year-old continues to sit atop the lineup despite posting a sub-par batting average (.235) and on-base percentage (.286). Escobar has batted over .300 over the past two seasons, so there is a good chance he turns things around, but he simply isn't providing enough in any standard fantasy category that warrants a roster spot outside of deep leagues.
Tillman (shoulder) will start for Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN reports.
While there was a possibility that Tillman would make his season debut for the Orioles on Tuesday, the 29-year-old opted for one final rehab game with Triple-A Charlotte before rejoining the big league club. If all goes well, Tillman should be ready to rejoin the Orioles' rotation sometime next week. Meanwhile, Alec Asher or Jayson Aquino should get the spot start in his place Tuesday.
Donaldson (calf) took batting practice on the field before Saturday's game against the Rays.
Donaldson will head to Florida on Sunday to continue his rehab process after taking batting practice with no issues. Although the 31-year-old remains without a set return date, he is nearing the halfway point of his proposed 2-to-4 week timetable, so a possible rehab assignment doesn't appear too far behind. Donaldson remains hopeful for a return in May, though more should be known about his possible return date as he continues to ramp up his rehab in Florida.
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