Royals Game Preview: KC looks for ninth straight win

The Royals have won eight in a row, their longest streak since starting 9-0 in 2003!  KC has a chance to sweep the Twins today in a 12:10 start.

Pitching matchup:  RHP James Shields (5-7) vs. LHP Scott Diamond (5-9)

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

Twins:  Dozier – 2B, Bernier – SS, Mauer – DH, Morneau – 1B, Doumit – C, Plouffe – 3B, Herrmann – RF, Hicks – CF, Thomas – LF, Diamond – LHP

Radio:  Royals Radio Network (610 Sports in KC)

TV:  Today’s game is available exclusively on MLB.TV

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game #105 @ Minnesota

Royals Trivia Fact:  Newly-acquired outfielder Justin Maxwell attended the University of Maryland.  Did you know that Moonlight Graham, portrayed in the movie Field of Dreams, also attended Maryland?

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