Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
1 day ago

Escobar is not in Saturday's starting nine against the Tigers, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will get a breather after starting each of the last four games. Hunter Dozier draws the nod at the hot corner and will bat fifth.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
6 days ago

Escobar is not in the lineup Monday against the Pirates.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar has started four of the last five games, slashing just .188/.235/.375 over that stretch. He'll give way to Hunter Dozier at the hot corner for Monday's series opener.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
1 week ago

Escobar went 3-for-4 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored Saturday against the Twins.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar gave the Royals the lead with an RBI-single in the second inning and played a key role in their offensive explosion throughout the game. He can be counted on to draw around four starts a week, but provides little value with that playing time.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
3 weeks ago

Escobar is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Orioles, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar heads to the bench for the fifth time in the last seven games as Hunter Dozier grabs another start at third base. Escobar's playing time diminished greatly in August, despite posting a season-beast slash line of .302/.348/.460.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
3 weeks ago

Escobar is not in the starting lineup versus Baltimore on Friday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will take a seat for the fourth time in the past six games as the Royals begin a three-game set against the Orioles. In his place, Hunter Dozier will man third base while Ryan O'Hearn gets a start at first.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
4 weeks ago

Escobar is out of the lineup against the Tigers on Wednesday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will retreat to a spot on the bench after going 0-for-3 with a sac fly during Tuesday's victory. Manager Ned Yost will trot out an infield of Ryan O'Hearn, Whit Merrifield, Adalberto Mondesi and Hunter Dozier for Wednesday's outing.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
1 month ago

Escobar is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Indians, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will head to the bench for the second consecutive game but is slashing .304/.361/.464 over 56 at-bats in August, by far his best month of the season thus far. Hunter Dozier starts at third base for the fifth straight game while Adalberto Mondesi remains at shortstop.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
1 month ago

Escobar is not in the lineup Friday against Cleveland, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar sits after starting four straight games. Adalberto Mondesi returns from his hamstring issue to play shortstop, while Hunter Dozier draws his fourth straight start at third base.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
1 month ago

Escobar is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will get a breather for the second time in four games after going 3-for-6 with a double and an RBI in the first two games of the series in Chicago. His exit from the lineup opens up a spot at third base for Hunter Dozier.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B KC
1 month ago

Escobar is not in the lineup Thursday against the Blue jays, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will retreat to the bench following a string of five straight starts. Hunter Dozier is starting at the hot corner and hitting eighth in his stead for Thursday's series finale.