Royals Game Preview: April 9 vs. Minnesota
What a thrilling home opener! The series continues at 7:10 tonight vs. Minnesota. Jeremy Guthrie, who turned 34 yesterday, is on the mound for KC. You can tune in on FOX Sports Kansas City or the Royals Radio Network.
Kansas City lineup: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Butler – DH, Moustakas – 3B, Perez – C, Hosmer – 1B, Francoeur – RF, Cain, Getz – 2B, Guthrie – RHP
Minnesota lineup: Mastroianni – CF, Mauer – C, Willingham – LF, Morneau – 1B, Doumit – DH, Plouffe – 3B, Parmelee – RF, Carroll – 2B, Escobar – SS, Pelfrey – RHP
Kansas City Game Notes (PDF file): Game #8 vs. Min
Trivia Fact: On Sunday, James Shields became the 270th pitcher to win at least once with KC. Ervin Santana made that 271 on Monday.