Escobedo joins the Pump Jacks from Marshall University, where he was second on the team with 9 doubles in 2012. In his first season with the Thundering Herd, Escobedo ranked second among freshman with 29 hits and 17 RBI.
The Troup, Ga. native played at Troup High School where he was named “Mr. Troup Baseball” during his junior and senior seasons. During his final two seasons, Escobedo hit over .400 with 14 home runs and 13 doubles. Escobedo played 3 seasons with the Ohio Warhawks, a high school summer baseball team. The Warhawks won the national championship in 2010 and 2011.