The Royals’ Alcides Escobar ) was called out at first in time to end the third inning against the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium, but leading off the game, Escobar swung at the first pitch of the game and singled. According to Baseball Reference, Escobar is hitting .346 and his on-base percentage is .400 as the first batter of a game. The Star’s Lee Judge writes that Escobar’s unorthodox approach is working.
The Royals’ Alcides Escobar ) was called out at first in time to end the third inning against the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium, but leading off the game, Escobar swung at the first pitch of the game and singled. According to Baseball Reference, Escobar is hitting .346 and his on-base percentage is .400 as the first batter of a game. The Star’s Lee Judge writes that Escobar’s unorthodox approach is working. JOHN SLEEZER JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM
The Royals’ Alcides Escobar ) was called out at first in time to end the third inning against the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium, but leading off the game, Escobar swung at the first pitch of the game and singled. According to Baseball Reference, Escobar is hitting .346 and his on-base percentage is .400 as the first batter of a game. The Star’s Lee Judge writes that Escobar’s unorthodox approach is working. JOHN SLEEZER JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM
Judging the Royals

Judging the Royals

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Alcides Escobar and the first pitch of a game

July 25, 2015 8:51 AM