Royals Game Preview: August 15
Jeremy Guthrie tossed 7.0 shutout innings and KC scored five in the fifth to win 5-0 over Oakland last night. The series continues tonight at 7:10 – come on out to The K and cheer on your Royals! The game will also be on FOX Sports Kansas City and the Royals Radio Network. Here’s a look at the lineups:
Oakland: Crisp – CF, Gomes – DH, Reddick – RF, Cespedes – LF, Carter – 1B, Norris – C, Donaldson – C, Rosales – 2B, Pennington – SS, McCarthy – RHP
Kansas City: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Butler – DH, Moustakas – 3B, Perez – C, Francoeur – RF, Hosmer – 1B, Cain – CF, Getz – 2B, Smith – LHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game 116 vs. Oakland
Trivia Fact: Kansas City has defeated Oakland four times this season, with all of the wins coming in shutouts. The four shutouts vs. Oakland tie a team record (also 1988).