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The lineups: Royals open series against Angels in Anaheim

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas tagged out Angels right fielder Collin Cowgill for a double play during their Oct. 3 ALDS baseball game in Anaheim, Calif.
Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas tagged out Angels right fielder Collin Cowgill for a double play during their Oct. 3 ALDS baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. The Kansas City Star

The Angels are celebrating their home opener on Friday evening at Angels Stadium. They’ll face the Royals, who bounced them from the playoffs last October.

Here are the lineups as Jason Vargas faces Hector Santiago:

ROYALS (3-0)

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.

ANGELS (2-1)

1. Kole Calhoun, RF.

2. Mike Trout, CF.

3. Albert Pujols, 1B.

4. David Freese, 3B.

5. C.J. Cron, DH.

6. Erick Aybar, SS.

7. Chris Iannetta, C.

8. Collin Cowgill, LF.

9. Johnny Giavotella, 2B.

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