Royals Game Preview: September 8
Lorenzo Cain hit two homers last night, lifting the Royals to an opening win at U.S. Cellular Field. Kansas City has won six straight against the White Sox for the first time since 1982. Today the Boys in Blue look to extend that mark in a 3:05 start on the FOX Network (regional broadcast, WDAF FOX 4 in Kansas City). If you’re on a Saturday drive, tune in on the Royals Radio Network.
Kansas City lineup: Cain – CF, Escobar – SS, Gordon – LF, Butler – 1B, Perez – DH, Francoeur – RF, Moustakas – 3B, Pena – C, Giavotella – 2B, Chen – LHP
Chicago lineup: Wise – CF, Ramirez – SS, Viciedo – LF, Konerko – 1B, Rios – RF, Pierzynski – DH, Flowers – C, Olmedo – 3B, Beckham – 2B, Sale – LHP
Royals Trivia Fact: Alex Gordon set a new personal best with his 46th double of the year last night. Gordon tied Hal McRae (1982) and Mike Sweeney (2001) for fourth on KC’s single-season list. He trails McRae (54 in 1977), Billy Butler (51 in 2009) and Jeff Francoeur (47 last season).