Royals Game Preview: July 11 at New York
KC looks for a winning series in today’s matinee at Yankee Stadium (12:05 CT, FSKC and the Royals Radio Network).
Royals lineup: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Cain – CF, Tejada – 3B, Giavotella – 2B, Lough – RF, Santana – RHP
Yankees lineup: Ichiro – CF, Jeter – DH, Cano – 2B, Wells – RF, Overbay – 1B, Almonte – LF, Nunez – SS, Cruz – 3B, Romine – C, Pettitte – LHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game_89_NYY
Royals Trivia Fact: Today’s starter, Ervin Santana, defeated New York in the 2005 ALDS clincher, winning game five for the Angels. He was a 22-year old rookie at the time.