Alcides Escobar was scratched.
Fox Sports Kansas City "The Kansas City Royals had a busy Friday afternoon, announcing several roster moves. Shortstop Alcides Escobar has been activated from the seven-day disabled list (concussion), and will hit leadoff Friday night against the Detroit Tigers. Mike Moustakas, meanwhile, has been placed on the..." May 08
Alcides Escobar was just hit by a pitch in the head. He's walking off the field under his power, but that was scary.
Kansas City Star "Alcides Escobar rose from his seat on a bucket behind home plate and trotted toward his position at shortstop. As his teammates took batting practice, he bent to scoop grounders swatted at him by Royals instructor Jason Kendall. Instead of throwing, Escobar deposited the balls in a neat pile near..." March 19
Alcides Escobar received a cortisone shot for his shoulder. The team wants to eradicate the inflammation quickly.