1B,3B,RF - KC
Hunter Dozier (thumb) is hitting seventh and playing third base against the Angels on Tuesday night.
Dozier missed Monday's game with a minor thumb injury but it was never considered serious. He's going up against Dylan Bundy in tonight's contest.
Royals 1B Hunter Dozier (thumb) will sit Monday against the Angels.
Dozier will miss Monday’s game against the Angels due to a bruised thumb. He was pulled from Sunday's game early as the thumb issue is still bothering him. Hanser Alberto is batting eighth and starting at third base while Dozier is sidelined.
Hunter Dozier (thumb) is playing third base and batting sixth on Wednesday against the Indians.
Dozier hurt his thumb on Opening Day and hasn't played since. He'll return against Cleveland ace Shane Bieber, which makes him an easy fade for DFS purposes.
Hunter Dozier is not in the Royals' lineup for their Monday game against Cleveland.
Dozier is set to take some swings on Monday to see how his thumb responds. For those in weekly lineup leagues, it's simply too uncertain to risk putting Dozier in your lineup this week, considering he's already out on Monday. This doesn't sound like an IL situation just yet, but fantasy managers will obviously want to see how today's swinging session goes. Hanser Alberto will start at third base for the Royals on Monday.
Royals 1B/3B Hunter Dozier’s thumb is still swollen Saturday, but manager Mike Matheny doesn’t think the issue too serious.
Dozier (thumb) isn’t expected to miss much time and is considered day-to-day. “Hunter Dozier's hand is still swollen, but they don't think the issue is too serious or he'll miss much time,” per Matheny. No roster move is imminent for the Royals at the moment. Hanser Alberto will continue to handle third base duties while Dozier is sidelined.