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.


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