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August 6, 2014

Royals roll out regulars against Diamondbacks as they go for fifth straight series victory

Royals manager Ned Yost rolled out his regular group of batters for Wednesday against the Diamondbacks. Kansas City has won 10 of their last 13. With a victory in this game, the Royals would capture their fifth consecutive series.

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Andy McCullough blogs about the Royals and baseball

Ned Yost rolled out his regular group of batters for Wednesday against the Diamondbacks. The Royals have won 10 of their last 13. With a victory in this game, they would capture their fifth consecutive series.

Here are the lineups as Yordano Ventura (8-8, 3.50 ERA) faces Josh Collmenter (8-5, 4.07 ERA):

ROYALS (58-53)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Omar Infante, 2B.

3. Salvador Perez, C.

4. Billy Butler, 1B.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

7. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

8. Alcides Escobar, SS.

9. Yordano Ventura, P.

DIAMONDBACKS (49-64)

1. Ender Inciarte, CF.

2. Cliff Pennington, 3B.

3. Aaron Hill, 2B.

4. Mark Trumbo, 1B.

5. Miguel Montero, C.

6. David Peralta, RF.

7. Didi Gregorious, SS.

8. Roger Kieschnick, LF.

9. Josh Collmenter, P.

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