Royals Game Preview: July 14 at Cleveland

The Royals wrap up the first half with a 12:05 Central start at Cleveland today.

Pitching matchup:  RHP James Shields (4-6) vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (7-4)

Lineups:  Royals:  Gordon – LF, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Moustakas – 3B, Cain – CF, Lough – RF, Giavotella – 2B, Escobar – SS, Shields – RHP

Indians:  Bourn – CF, Cabrera – DH, Kipnis – 2B, Swisher – 1B, Brantley – LF, Santana – C, Aviles – SS, Chisenhall – 3B, Stubbs – RF, Jimenez – RHP

Radio:  Royals Radio Network (610 Sports in KC)

TV:  FOX Sports Kansas City or MLB.TV

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game_92_Cleveland

Royals Trivia Fact:  The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game takes place today in New York.  Royals prospects Miguel Almonte and Yordano Ventura will take part.  What current Royals (players on the 40-man roster) participated in the Futures Game?  Billy Butler, Danny Duffy, Alex Gordon, Luke Hochevar, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas all played for the U.S. squad.  Alcides Escobar, Kelvin Herrera, George Kottaras and Ervin Santana all played on the World team.

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