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Billy Butler back in cleanup spot for Royals at Cleveland on Monday night

04/21/2014 2:30 PM

04/21/2014 2:30 PM

The Royals begin a four-game series against their division rivals from Cleveland, a playoff club in 2013, on Monday evening at Progressive Field. The game begins at 6:05 p.m., and can be see on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Billy Butler is back as the team’s cleanup hitter. Here are the lineups as Jeremy Guthrie (2-0, 4.34 ERA) faces Zach McAllister (2-0, 2.04 ERA):

Royals (9-8)

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. Alcides Escobar, SS.

9. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

Indians (8-10)

1. Michael Bourn, CF

2. Nick Swisher, 1B.

3. Jason Kipnis, 2B.

4. Lonnie Chisenhall, 3B.

5. Michael Brantley, LF.

6. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS.

7. Jason Giambi, DH.

8. David Murphy, RF.

9. Yan Gomes, C.


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