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Danny Duffy looks to lead Royals to sweep over Giants

08/10/2014 11:07 AM

08/10/2014 11:07 AM

The Royals are looking for their second consecutive sweep and their seventh win in a row on Sunday. They’ll turn to the 25-year-old lefty who may be their best pitcher in 2014.

Here are the lineups as LHP Danny Duffy (6-10, 2.39 ERA) faces RHP Tim Lincecum (9-7, 4.22 ERA):

GIANTS (62-55)

1. Angel Pagan, CF.

2. Hunter Pence, RF.

3. Buster Posey, DH.

4. Pablo Sandoval, 3B.

5. Michael Morse, LF.

6. Adam Duvall, 1B.

7. Matt Duffy, SS.

8. Joe Panik, 2B.

9. Andrew Susac, C.

ROYALS (62-53)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Omar Infante, 2B.

3. Salvador Perez, C.

4. Billy Butler, 1B.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

7. Raul Ibanez, DH.

8. Alcides Escobar, SS.

9. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

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