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Royals-Mariners lineups for Friday’s game

05/09/2014 5:20 PM

05/09/2014 5:21 PM

Johnny Giavotella is in the starting lineup as the Royals face the Mariners on Friday night at Safeco Field. The game starts at 9:10 p.m., and can be seen on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as Jason Vargas (2-1, 3.50 ERA) faces Brandon Maurer (1-0, 6.92 ERA):

ROYALS (16-18)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

3. Billy Butler, DH.

4. Salvador Perez, C.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Johnny Giavotella, 2B.

7. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

8. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

MARINERS (18-16)

1. Michael Saunders, CF.

2. Stefen Romero, RF.

3. Robinson Cano, 2B.

4. Corey Hart, DH.

5. Justin Smoak, 1B.

6. Kyle Seager, 3B.

7. Dustin Ackley, LF.

8. Mike Zunino, C.

9. Brad Miller, SS.

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