Royals Game Preview: May 22 at Houston
KC wraps up a nine-game road trip tonight in Houston. Big Game James is on the mound for KC. Here’s the lineup that will back him and the one that he will oppose:
Royals lineup: Getz – 2B, Escobar – SS, Gordon – LF, Butler – DH, Hosmer – 1B, Cain – CF, Moustakas – 3B, Francoeur – RF, Kottaras – C, Shields – RHP
Astros lineup: Grossman – CF, Altuve – 2B, Castro – C, Martinez – LF, Carter – 1B, Pena – DH, Paredes – 3B, Crowe – RF, Gonzales – SS, Lyles – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game_43_Houston
Royals Trivia Fact: James Shields recorded a complete game in his lone Minute Maid Park start on June 24, 2011 with Tampa Bay. It was his third consecutive complete game, which tied a Rays record.