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.

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