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Yunel Escobar back in lineup

Updated: September 23, 2012, 12:04 AM ET
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was back in the starting lineup two days after he served a three-game suspension for wearing eye-black displaying an anti-gay slur written in Spanish.

Escobar, who was out during a three-game series against the New York Yankees, batted fifth in manager John Farrell's lineup for Saturday night's game at Tampa Bay. Escobar went 0 for 4 as the Blue Jays lost 11-5.

Escobar had a pinch-hit single in the eighth inning of ...

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