Lineups: Minor League Award Winners

Royals (57-72) host the Detroit Tigers (71-60) tonight, 7:10 start. Right-handed rookie Brian Bannister (10-7, 3.28 ERA) takes the mound for us, while Wichita native Nate Robertson (7-10, 4.80 ERA) is on the hill for Detroit.

Before the game today, Media Relations released the names of the Royals Minor League Award winners for 2007. Check out their stats, bios and details of their upcoming visit to Kansas City here.

  • OMAHA – RHP Billy Buckner and INF Mike Aviles
  • WICHITA – LHP Dusty Hughes and 1B Mike Stodolka
  • WILMINGTON – LHP Rowdy Hardy (Did your read this?) and OF Jose Duarte
  • BURLINGTON (IA) – RHP Mario Santiago and Joe Dickerson
  • IDAHO FALLS – RHP Greg Holland and 1B Clint Robinson
  • BURLINGTON (NC) – LHP Anthony Bradley and OF Wilson Tucker
  • ARIZONA – RHP Matt Mitchell and 1B David Wood
  • DOMINICAN – RHP Giancarlos De La Cruz and SS Angel Franco

One Last Note: You still have time to sign up for the Royals Small Business Day at the K on Thursday, Aug. 30. Tickets are still available for the event, which includes a pre-game networking reception featuring General Manager Dayton Moore at 11:30 a.m. Contact the Royals Group Sales department at (816) 504-4473 if you are interested.

Alright, here are today’s lineups…

For the Royals:
German – LF
DeJesus – CF
Grud – 2B
Butler – DH
Brown – RF
Gload – 1B
Buck – C
Gordon – 3B
Pena – SS
Bannister – P

For the Tigers:
Granderson – CF
Polanco – 2B
Perez – LF
Ordonez – RF
Guillen – 1B
I. Rodriguez – C
Casey – DH
Inge – 3B
Santiago – SS
Robertson – P

1 Comment

There is a great pitching prospect at class A burlington, Iowa, Henry Barrera’s ERA in august is 0.57, he hasnt given up a HR since June, and has been clocked at 96 MPH, he is also an extremely nice young man, my wife and I are his host family here in SE Iowa

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