CF - Kansas City Royals
Royals outfielder Kyle Isbel is back in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Pirates.
Isbel didn't participate in Tuesday's 6-3 loss but will return and hit ninth Wednesday night. The lefty-swinging outfielder has endured a tough season at the plate, hitting just .238 with five homers, six steals, and a .649 OPS across 74 appearances on the campaign.
Royals outfielder Kyle Isbel is out of the starting lineup Thursday versus the Red Sox.
Isbel doubled and struck out in three at-bats on Thursday but will take a seat on Friday with a left-hander in James Paxton on the mound. The young outfielder has struggled this season, hitting just .225 with four homers, five steals, and a .634 OPS across 210 trips to the plate.
Kyle Isbel had a fantastic game on Saturday, going 4-for-5 at the plate with two RBI, including a double, and two runs scored, helping lead the Kansas City Royals to a 10-7 win over the Minnesota Twins.
Isbel's impressive performance adds to his solid season stats, where he has a .230 batting average with 40 hits, 14 doubles, and four home runs in 51 games played.
Kyle Isbel went 1-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored, and a stolen base Friday.
With this performance, Isbel's season stats now stand at a .213 batting average with four home runs, 14 RBI, and four stolen bases in 50 games played.