Royals Game Preview: August 3
The Royals host Texas tonight at 7:10. The annual Royals Back to School Drive continues outside of the Diamond Club. Fans can donate school supplies and new backpacks to needy children in the Kansas City, Mo., school district.
Speaking of school supplies, the first 20,000 fans to enter the gates tonight will receive a Royals retro lunchbox courtesy of FOX Sports Kansas City!
Here’s a look at the lineups:
Texas: Kinsler – 2B, Andrus – SS, Hamilton – CF, Beltre – 3B, Cruz – RF, Young – DH, Murphy – LF, Soto – C, Moreland – 1B, Harrison – LHP
Kansas City: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Cain – CF, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Francoeur – RF, Hosmer – 1B, Betancourt – 3B, Getz – 2B, Guthrie – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file):
The Royals have Greg Holland while pitcher Derek Holland (no relation) is scheduled to start on Sunday for Texas. Who are the other players in baseball history with the last name Holland? Will Holland (1889), Howard “Mul” Holland (1926-29), Robert “Dutch” Holland (1932-34), Bill Holland (1939, also nicknamed Dutch) and Al Holland (1977-87).