Royals Game Preview: June 25 vs. Atlanta
The Braves visit KC for the first time tonight in a 7:10 start. Once the game is official, all 29 current MLB opponents will have played at Kauffman Stadium. Ervin Santana is on the mound against Kris Medlen. Let’s take a look at the lineups:
Braves lineup: Schafer – LF, Heyward – RF, Justin Upton – DH, Freeman – 1B, McCann – C, B.J. Upton – CF, Uggla – 2B, Johnson – 3B, Simmons – SS, Medlen – RHP
Royals lineup: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Moustakas – 3B, Lough – RF, Johnson – 2B, Dyson – CF, Santana – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game #74 vs Atlanta
Royals Trivia Fact: Tonight’s starter, Ervin Santana, last faced Atlanta on May 20, 2011. He threw a complete-game shutout in a 9-0 Angels win.