Royals Game Preview: August 25 vs. Washington

Pitching matchup:  RHP Dan Haren (8-11) vs. RHP Ervin Santana (8-7)

Lineups:  Nationals:  Span – CF, Zimmerman – 3B, Harper – RF, Werth – DH, Desmond – SS, LaRoche – 1B, Ramos – C Moore – LF, Rendon – 2B, Haren – RHP

Royals:  Gordon – LF, Bonifacio – 2B, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Moustakas – 3B, Perez – C, Lough – RF, Escobar – SS, Dyson – CF, Santana – RHP

Radio:  Royals Radio Network (610 Sports in KC)

TV:  FOX Sports Kansas City

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game_129_vs_Washington

Royals Trivia Fact:   The Montreal Expos began play as the Washington Nationals in 2005.  There are 10 former Expos in the Major Leagues and two of them are Royals:  Jamey Carroll and Bruce Chen.  No former Expos play on the Nationals.  The other eight current big leaguers who played for the Expos are Luis Ayala, Bartolo Colon, Endy Chavez, Scott Downs, Maicer Izturis, Brendan Harris, Ted Lilly and Jon Rauch.

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