FanDuel Fantasy Points Per Game More DFS

Alcides Escobar heads to Nationals' bench on Saturday

Washington Nationals infielder Alcides Escobar is not starting in Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs.

What It Means:

Escobar will sit on Saturday night after Luis Garcia was moved to shortstop and Adrian Sanchez was named Washington's starting second baseman.

According to Baseball Savant on 86 batted balls this season, Escobar has produced a 2.3% barrel rate and a .266 expected average.