Alex Rios returns to Royals lineup to face Chicago Cubs

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Alex Rios will return to the Royals lineup for Sunday’s game against the Cubs. Rios sat out the last three days due to soreness in his right thumb.

Here is the lineup, with Edinson Volquez on the mound:

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Alex Gordon, DH.

3. Kendrys Morales, 1B.

4. Salvador Perez, C.

5. Alex Rios, RF.

6. Omar Infante, 2B.

7. Paulo Orlando, LF.

8. Christian Colon, 3B.

9. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

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