Analyzing deals for Scutaro, Escobar

Updated: December 5, 2012, 7:22 PM ET
By Keith Law

Running through the various minor deals of the last 24 hours or so ...

• I don't think much of Yunel Escobar, not as a hitter and especially not as a human being after the eye black incident, but I can't blame the Tampa Bay Rays for getting him practically for free, giving up only fringe prospect Derek Dietrich to acquire Escobar and his very reasonable contract.