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For the first time this season, Billy Butler will not bat cleanup for the Royals. Manager Ned Yost dropped him to No. 6 and installed catcher Salvador Perez as his new cleanup hitter as the Royals go for a sweep of the Astros on Thursday night.
The game begins at 7:10 p.m. It can be see on Fox Sports Kansas City.
Here are the lineups as James Shields (0-2, 2.37 ERA) faces Scott Feldman (2-0, 0.44 ERA):
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