The Minnesota Twins are rolling out a unique lineup Tuesday, already their 13th different batting order of the young season.
Infielder Eduardo Escobar is in the leadoff spot for Tuesday's game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. The Twins used Aaron Hicks in the leadoff spot for the first week and a half before slotting Brian Dozier into that spot.
Dozier had been hitting well in the top spot of the order, as he is batting .324 with four RBI in nine games as the leadoff hitter. He was not in the lineup Tuesday, however, as Escobar got the nod atop the batting order.
Escobar has been one of Minnesota's best hitters early on. In 15 games (32 at-bats), he's hitting .438 and slugging .625 with a double, a triple and a home run. He's also driven in five runs.
Meanwhile, Wilkin Ramirez gets the start in center field in place of Hicks and is batting eighth in the lineup. Until Tuesday, Hicks had played center field in all but two of Minnesota's games, with ...