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?