Royals Game Preview: June 27 at Minnesota
The Royals start a key four-game series at Minnesota tonight, entering with a 1.5 game lead over the Twins. Tonight’s game will air on FOX Sports Kansas City and the Royals Radio Network.
Let’s take a look at the lineups for this 7:10 start:
Royals lineup: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Moustakas – 3B, Lough – RF, Johnson – 2B, Dyson – CF, Guthrie – RHP
Twins lineup: Thomas – CF, Mauer – C, Willingham – DH, Morneau – 1B, Arcia – LF, Plouffe – 3B, Parmelee – RF, Dozier – 2B, Florimon – SS, Deduno – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game_76_Minnesota
Royals Trivia Fact: Alex Gordon had both a leadoff home run and a walk-off single last night. According to the MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter (@MLBStatoftheday), he is the first Royals player to accomplish both in the same game since Gregg Jefferies on July 31, 1992.