The K Zone

August 16, 2014

Lorenzo Cain returns to lineup as Royals look to stay hot against Twins

Raul Ibanez will be the DH against RHP Phil Hughes

The K Zone

Andy McCullough blogs about the Royals and baseball

Lorenzo Cain returns to the lineup Saturday as the Royals play the second game of this four-day set at Target Field. Raul Ibanez will be the DH.

Here are the lineups as Yordano Ventura (9-8, 3.45 ERA) faces Phil Hughes (12-8, 3.88 ERA):

ROYALS (67-54)

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. Raul Ibanez, DH.

8. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

TWINS (54-66)

1. Danny Santana, SS.

2. Brian Dozier, 2B.

3. Joe Mauer, 1B.

4. Kennys Vargas, DH.

5. Oswaldo Arcia, RF.

6. Trevor Plouffe, 3B.

7. Kurt Suzuki, C.

8. Chris Parmalee, LF.

9. Jordan Schafer, CF.

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