CF,RF - KC
Kyle Isbel went 3-for-4 with a double, a two-run home run and three runs scored during Tuesday's 10-7 win over the Athletics.
Isbel was stellar Tuesday, showing why he is ranked as the Royals' number six prospect. After making the Opening Day roster, a September recall has seen the 24-year-old record his first big-league homer and drive in three runs across two games.
Kyle Isbel from scratched from Thursday's lineup against the Blue Jays.
No reason was given as to why. Hanser Alberto took his spot in the lineup and we should get an update shortly.
Kyle Isbel went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts and one stolen base during Sunday’s 7-3 loss to the Rangers.
Isbel was able to reach base on an error and swiped his first bag of the season during Sunday’s loss. He is expected to be the Royals every day RF and is off to a terrific start to the season. Isbel is hitting .385 with three RBI and one stolen base across 13 at-bats in 2021.
Kyle Isbel went 2-for-4 with a triple, one RBI, and two runs scored in Saturday’s 11-4 win over the Rangers.
Isbel made his MLB debut on Opening Day and has now collected five hits in his first two games of his career. He’s expected to be the Royals every day RF and has batted seventh in the order in both contests. Isbel is worth rostering in most league formats and is hitting .556 with three RBI across nine at-bats in 2021.
Kyle Isbel will start in right field on Opening Day Thursday for the Royals against the Rangers.
Kansas City manager Mike Matheny also made the announcement that Nicky Lopez will start at shortstop in place of Adalberto Mondesi (oblique). Isbel impressed Kansas City this spring, hitting .333 with two home runs and two stolen bases.