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Danny Valencia starts at third base as Royals open series against Colorado


05/13/2014 3:08 PM

05/16/2014 3:02 PM

The Royals returned home from a West Coast trip to face the Rockies on Tuesday evening at Kauffman Stadium. The game begins at 7:10 p.m., and can be seen on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as James Shields (4-3, 2.70 ERA) faces Franklin Morales (3-2, 5.18 ERA):

ROCKIES (23-17)

1. Charlie Blackmon, CF.

2. Corey Dickerson, DH.

3. Troy Tulowitzki, SS.

4. Carlos Gonzalez, LF.

5. Nolan Arenado, 3B.

6. Justin Morneau, 1B.

7. Brandon Barnes, RF.

8. Jordan Pacheco, C.

9. D.J. LeMahieu, 2B.

ROYALS (18-19)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

3. Billy Butler, DH.

4. Salvador Perez, C.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Danny Valencia, 3B.

7. Johnny Giavotella, 2B.

8. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

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