Royals Game Preview: April 17 at Atlanta

KC has a quick turnaround – today’s game starts at 11:10 a.m. Central!  The contest is not on FOX Sports Kansas City, however, you can watch on MLB Network.

Kansas City lineup: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Butler – 1B, Perez – C, Cain – CF, Francoeur – RF, Moustakas – 3B, Getz – 2B, Davis – RHP

Atlanta lineup: B. J. Upton – CF, Heyward – RF, Justin Upton – LF, Gattis – C, Uggla – 2B, Francisco – 3B, Johnson – 1B, Simmons – SS, Minor – LHP

Kansas City Game Notes (PDF file): Game_14_Atlanta_rfe55d3h

Trivia Fact: Atlanta and Kansas City have made 12 trades over the years.  The last one came in 2010, when KC acquired a then-minor league reliever named Tim Collins along with Gregor Blanco, Jesse Chavez and cash in exchange for Rick Ankiel and Kyle Farnsworth.

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