Olivares is not starting Tuesday against Oakland. Olivares remains without an everyday role as he'll sit for the second contest in a row and the fourth time in the last five games. Hunter Dozier starts in right field Tuesday with Ryan O'Hearn set to serve as the DH.
Olivares is on the bench for Sunday's game against the Twins, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports. An 0-for-4 performance Saturday has Olivares at 5-for-24 with one RBI and three walks since the beginning of September. Ryan O'Hearn is playing right field and batting seventh Sunday.
Olivares is not starting Friday's game against the Twins, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports. Olivares will sit for the second night in a row after going 3-for-12 with two runs scored while starting the previous four games. Hunter Dozier starts in right field Friday.
Olivares isn't starting Thursday's game against the Orioles. Olivares went 3-for-7 with a run across the last two games, but he'll get a breather in Thursday's series finale. Hunter Dozier will start in right field while Hanser Alberto enters the lineup at third base.
Olivares will start in right field and bat cleanup Monday against the Orioles. Starting for the seventh time in nine games, Olivares looks to have settled in as the Royals' primary right fielder over Ryan O'Hearn since being called up from Triple-A Omaha on Aug. 27. Olivares has produced a pedestrian .215/.267/.418 over 86 plate appearances, but as a 25-year-old who had some repute as a prospect, the Royals are expected to give him a long look in September.
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