Royals manager Ned Yost on Saturday mentioned Alex Gordon and Alcides Escobar as candidates to bat leadoff this season.
Royals exercised their $6.5 million option on SS Alcides Escobar.
Alcides Escobar hit a two-run home run in a loss to the Indians on Thursday.
Alcides Escobar was ejected from Monday's game against the White Sox for arguing balls and strikes.
Alcides Escobar hit a three-run homer Monday in the win over the Yankees.
Alcides Escobar finished 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in the Royals' 5-2 win over the Marlins on Thursday.
Alcides Escobar went 2-for-4 with a double in Wednesday's loss to the Marlins.
Alcides Escobar delivered a go-ahead double in the top of the 12th to help the Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 on Wednesday.
Alcides Escobar went 2-for-4 and hit his first home run of the season on Friday night.
Alcides Escobar went 1-for-4 with a double in Sunday's loss to the Indians.
Alcides Escobar went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Friday's win versus the Braves.
Alcides Escobar went 4-for-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and a steal in Tuesday's win over the Nationals.
Alcides Escobar went 0-for-4 in Saturday's loss to the Mariners.
Alcides Escobar went 2-for-3 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base in Thursday's win over the Tigers.