"We'll see how he does today," manager Ned Yost said on Monday. "He'll go out and make some throws."
Escobar hasn't been in a game yet. He went to Miami where over the weekend his wife Francys gave birth to a boy named Massimiliano.
He is expected to return in the next day or so.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.