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Lineups: Lorenzo Cain sits out as Royals fight for division lead against Tigers

06/17/2014 3:26 PM

06/17/2014 3:26 PM

Salvador Perez missed the final three innings of Monday’s victory, but he is back in the lineup as the Royals look to overtake the Tigers for the division lead on Tuesday. Lorenzo Cain is not in the lineup.

The game begins at 6:08 p.m. It can be seen on Fox Sports Kansas City and MLB Network.

Here are the lineups as Yordano Ventura (4-5, 3.20 ERA) faces Max Scherzer (8-2, 3.05 ERA):

ROYALS (37-32)

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.

TIGERS (36-30)

1. Rajai Davis, LF.

2. Ian Kinsler, 2B.

3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B.

4. Victor Martinez, DH.

5. J.D. Martinez, RF.

6. Nick Castellanos, 3B.

7. Austin Jackson, CF.

8. Alex Avila, C.

9. Eugenio Suarez, SS.

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