Dozier, one of the Royals' top prospects, earned his first trip to the majors by posting an .864 OPS over 103 games with Omaha this season. It seems unlikely that he will play every day right away with Cheslor Cuthbert holding his own at third base, but he figures to see some action at the hot corner, and may see some time in right field as well.
Dozier was the
Dozier is hitting .538 (21-39) over the past 10 games for Triple-A Omaha.
During this stretch, Dozier has only struck out three times, which is a great sign for a player who whiffed 151 times for Double-A Northwest Arkansas in 2015. Dozier, a former top prospect in the Royals system, was challenged by the organization to simplify his approach this season at Triple-A. It's paid off in a big way as Dozier is hitting .341/.392/,550 in 220 at bats for Omaha. The 24-year-old third baseman is knocking on the door for a promotion to the big leagues for the first time in his career.
Dozier is hitting .371 over his past 10 games at Triple-A Omaha. Between Double-A and Triple-A so far this season, Dozier is hitting .295 with 15 home runs and 43 RBI.
Dozier seems to be adjusting to Triple-A pitching well as he's really found a grove for Omaha the past couple of weeks, raising his average from .265 to .288. The eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft has taken longer than the Royals had hoped to develop, but it looks like things are really starting to click for the 24-year-old third baseman.
Of note, Mike Moustakas tore his ACL and will likely miss the remainder of the season. However, the
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