Billy Butler returns to face Royals as Oakland visits Surprise

Billy Butler returns to Surprise Stadium as a member of the Athletics this afternoon. He will play against the Royals for the first time in his career.

Here is the lineup, with Edinson Volquez on the mound, set to play for Kansas City:

1. Ryan Jackson, 2B.

2. Alex Rios, RF.

3. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

5. Kendrys Morales, DH.

6. Salvador Perez, C.

7. Mike Moustakas, 3B

8. Brett Eibner, LF.

9. Gabriel Noriega, SS.

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