Royals Game Preview: May 7 at Baltimore

KC opens a three-game set at Baltimore tonight, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:05 Central.

Here’s a look at the lineups:

Royals:  Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Butler – DH, Hosmer – 1B, Cain – CF, Francoeur – RF, Perez – C, Tejada – 3B, Johnson – 2B, Santana – RHP

Orioles:  McLouth – LF, Machado – 3B, Markakis – RF, Jones – CF, Davis – 1B, Wieters – C, Hardy – SS, Flaherty – 2B, Reimold – DH, Chen – LHP

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game_29_Baltimore

Royals Trivia Fact:  Current Royals Bruce Chen, Jeremy Guthrie and Miguel Tejada all played for Baltimore.  Chen won a career-high 13 games in 2005 while Guthrie served as Baltimore’s Opening Day starter on three occasions.  Tejada set a club record with 150 RBI in 2004.

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