Alcides Escobar
SS/3B FA
3 months ago

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

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will take a seat for the second straight game despite a six-game hit streak in which he is 9-for-22 with two doubles and a walk. Hunter Dozier grabs another start at third base for the Royals, batting sixth.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B FA
3 months ago

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

EDGE Analysis

Escobar will take a seat for Thursday's series opener as he continues to split time at the hot corner with Hunter Dozier, who is starting in place of Escobar on Thursday for the third time in the last six games. The veteran infielder is hitting .227/.276/.311 with four homers and eight steals through 138 games on the season.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B FA
3 months ago

Escobar is not starting Tuesday against the Reds.

EDGE Analysis

The veteran has hit .407 with a 1.000 OPS over his last seven games. He'll sit Tuesday, with Hunter Dozier starting at third base.

Alcides Escobar
SS/3B FA
3 months 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 FA
3 months 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 FA
3 months 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 FA
4 months 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 FA
4 months 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 FA
4 months 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 FA
4 months 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.