PT TOMORROW: AL Central - Isbel nearing return to outfield mix

Kansas City Royals

Kyle Isbel (OF, KC) has been out since early May due to a hamstring strain but is now nearing a return to action. He is on a rehab assignment at AAA-Omaha and has been hitting well, going 5-for-16 with a homer and a 3/3 K/BB through five games. Isbel didn't fare nearly as well with Kansas City earlier in the season, as he hit just .209/.250/.352 across 96 PA while serving as the primary center fielder. With a .633 OPS in 433 career trips to the plate, the jury is still out on whether he can hit enough to be a major league regular, but he'll get another shot to prove himself upon activation in the coming days.

Drew Waters (OF, KC) has been seeing plenty of action in center since his recall in late May, but his...


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