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Friday evening lineups: Bruce Chen on the mound as Royals open series against Twins

04/11/2014 4:36 PM

04/16/2014 4:59 PM

The Royals open a three-game series against the Twins on Friday night at Target Field. The game begins at 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as Bruce Chen (0-0, 1.42 ERA) faces RHP Kyle Gibson (1-0, 1.80 ERA):

ROYALS (4-4)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Omar Infante, 2B.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Billy Butler, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Salvador Perez, C.

7. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

8. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

TWINS (3-6)

1. Brian Dozier, 2B.

2. Joe Mauer, 1B.

3. Trevor Plouffe, 3B.

4. Chris Colabello, RF.

5. Jason Kubel,LF.

6. Josmil Pinto, DH.

7. Kurt Suzuki, C.

8. Aaron Hicks, CF.

9. Pedro Florimon, SS.

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