Alberto will remain on the bench for the afternoon portion of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox. Alberto will sit for the third straight game. Hunter Dozier remains the starter at third base, though Alberto could return to the lineup for the nightcap.
Alberto is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Tigers. After a string of four straight starts, Alberto will now be on the bench for the second day in a row. Ryan O'Hearn will enter the lineup in Alberto's stead, serving as Kansas City's designated hitter while Hunter Dozier shifts back to third base.
Alberto isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Tigers, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports. Alberto had started each of the last four games and went 3-for-14 with a double, a run and two strikeouts during that time. Hunter Dozier will shift to third base while Jorge Soler plays right field and Ryan O'Hearn serves as the designated hitter.
Alberto will start at third base and bat eighth Sunday against the White Sox. In the lineup against a right-handed pitcher (Lucas Giolito) and starting for the third consecutive day, Alberto appears to have temporarily captured an everyday role on the left side of the Kansas City infield. The 28-year-old has supplied a meager .213/.226/.344 in 63 plate appearances on the season, so he'll likely need to pick up the pace at the plate to ensure he continues receiving ample work.
Alberto is out of the lineup Friday against the Tigers, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports. Alberto finds himself on the bench for the second straight contest against a right-hander with Casey Mize starting for Detroit. Hunter Dozier takes over at third base with Jorge Soler working in right field and Ryan O'Hearn serving as the designated hitter for Kansas City.
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