Royals roll out identical lineup for second game of season against White Sox

The White Sox shuffled around their lineup in deference to a left-handed starter on the mound for Kansas City, but facing a southpaw the Royals will roll out the identical unit they used on Opening Day.

Here are the lineups as Danny Duffy (9-12, 2.53 ERA in 2014) faces Jose Quintana (9-11, 3.32 ERA):


1. Adam Eaton, CF.

2. Melky Cabrera, LF.

3. Jose Abreu, 1B.

4. Avisail Garcia, RF.

5. Alexei Ramirez, SS.

6. Adam LaRoche, DH.

7. Gordon Beckham, 3B.

8. Tyler Flowers, C.

9. Aaron Sanchez, 2B.

ROYALS (1-0)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

3. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

5. Kendrys Morales, DH.

6. Alex Gordon, LF.

7. Alex Rios, RF.

8. Salvador Perez, C.

9. Omar Infante, 2B.

To reach Andy McCullough, call 816-234-4730 or send email to rmccullough@kcstar.com. Follow him on Twitter @McCulloughStar. Download True Blue, The Star’s free Royals app, here.