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James Shields looks to bounce back as Royals face Yankees

06/08/2014 11:00 AM

06/08/2014 11:00 AM

James Shields has a 6.39 ERA in his last four starts, the sort of trend the Royals hope ceases as the summer continues. He’ll get a chance to best the Yankees lineup at 1:10 p.m. on Sunday.

The game can be see on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as Shields (6-3, 3.68 ERA) faces Hiroki Kuroda (4-3, 4.27 ERA):

YANKEES (31-30)

1. Brett Gardner, LF.

2. Derek Jeter, SS.

3. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF.

4. Carlos Beltran, DH.

5. Brian McCann, C.

6. Yangervis Solarte, 3B.

7. Ichiro Suzuki, RF.

8. Brian Roberts, 2B.

9. Kelly Johnson, 1B.

ROYALS (30-32)

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. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

8. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

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