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Lineups for Royals’ intra-squad game Monday

Updated: 2014-02-24T16:51:56Z

By ANDY McCULLOUGH

The Kansas City Star

— The Royals will play actual baseball on Monday afternoon, although they will only face themselves. This is the first of a pair of intra-squad games scheduled these two days. After a truncated day on Wednesday, the team will open their Cactus League slate on Thursday.

Here are the lineups for Monday’s game, which starts around 1 p.m. local time:

HOME (Yordano Ventura starts)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Johnny Giovatella, 2B.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Salvador Perez, C.

5. Danny Valencia, 3B.

6. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

7. Justin Maxwell, LF.

8. Pedro Ciriaco, SS.

9. Ramon Hernandez, DH.

AWAY (Luke Hochevar starts)

1. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

2. Omar Infante, 2B.

3. Alex Gordon, LF.

4. Billy Butler, 1B.

5. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

6. Carlos Peguero, RF.

7. Alcides Escobar, SS.

8. Brett Hayes, C.

9. Francisco Pena, DH.

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