Royals Game Preview: September 28 at Chicago
Pitching matchup: RHP Yordano Ventura (0-0) vs. RHP Erik Johnson (2-2)
Lineups: Kansas City Gordon – LF, Bonifacio – 2B, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Moustakas – 3B, Lough – RF, Escobar – SS, Dyson – CF, Ventura – RHP
Chicago: L. Garcia – CF, Beckham – 2B, Gillaspie – 3B, Konerko – 1B, Dunn – DH, A. Garcia – RF, Semien – SS, Danks – LF, Gonzalez – C, Johnson – RHP
Radio: Royals Radio Network (610 Sports in KC)
TV: FOX Sports Kansas City
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game_161_Chicago
Trivia Note: It’s a battle of rookies tonight as Yordano Ventura and Erik Johnson start for KC and Chicago, respectively. Ventura tossed 5.2 innings in his last start, allowing just two hits while striking out six. He’s the 10th rookie in franchise history to pitch at least 5.2 innings, strike out six or more and allow just two hits.