Maldonado is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. He's merely receiving a breather after starting behind the plate the past two days. Backup backstop Cam Gallagher will work in a battery with Homer Bailey in the series finale.
Maldonado is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Indians. Maldonado will be getting a much-needed breather after starting each of the past six games behind the plate and going 6-for-21 with a pair of solo home runs and three doubles during that stretch. Cam Gallagher will work in a battery with Homer Bailey in the series finale.
Maldonado is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians. Backup catcher Cam Gallagher will receive a turn behind the plate in the series finale while Maldonado picks up a routine breather. Maldonado started the first two games of the series, going 3-for-7 with a pair of doubles in those contests to lift his season average to .220.
Maldonado is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Twins. Maldonado will receive a breather for the day game after catching all nine innings and going 1-for-4 with an RBI in Friday's 8-7 loss. He'll put his five-game hitting streak on hold while Cam Gallagher receives a turn behind the dish.
Maldonado is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mariners, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports. Maldonado sits for just the second time in the last 10 games. Cam Gallagher will take over behind the plate.
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