White Sox Vs. Indians: Brent Morel Scratched, Eduardo Escobar Starting At Third Base

Chicago White Sox third baseman Brent Morel has been scratched from the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians, as the team announced. Back-up infielder Eduardo Escobar is starting in Morel's place, playing third base and batting ninth for the Pale Hose.

Morel has struggled badly this season, hitting just .172 with a terrible .206 on-base percentage and zero homers through 93 plate appearances. It's unclear how much the back injury has been impacting his ability to perform, but he's now got a .231/.272/.343 line through 571 career PA's.

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