Alcides Escobar doesn’t have the numbers of a typical leadoff hitter, but for some reason the Royals are better when he hits in the top spot in the order.
Alcides Escobar doesn’t have the numbers of a typical leadoff hitter, but for some reason the Royals are better when he hits in the top spot in the order. JOHN SLEEZER JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM
Alcides Escobar doesn’t have the numbers of a typical leadoff hitter, but for some reason the Royals are better when he hits in the top spot in the order. JOHN SLEEZER JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

#EskyMagic: No one can explain why the Royals are so good with shortstop leading off

October 07, 2015 04:53 PM

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