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Royals-A’s lineups: Paulo Orlando starts in right field

Kansas City Royals' Paulo Orlando is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on a double by Omar Infante in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. Sunday, April 12, 2015. The Royals won 9-2.
Kansas City Royals' Paulo Orlando is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on a double by Omar Infante in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. Sunday, April 12, 2015. The Royals won 9-2. AP

The Royals return home for a six-game homestand starting with a 7:10 p.m. game against the Oakland Athletics on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Here are the lineups as Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie (1-0, 5.14 ERA) faces A’s righty Sonny Gray (1-0, 0.59).

Oakland (5-5)

1. CF Sam Fuld

2. LF Mark Canha

3. 2B Ben Zobrist

4. DH Billy Butler

5. 1B Ike Davis

6. C Stephen Vogt

7. 3B Brett Lawrie

8. RF Josh Reddick

9. SS Marcus Semien

Royals (7-2)

1. SS Alcides Escobar

2. 3B Mike Moustakas

3. CF Lorenzo Cain

4. 1B Eric Hosmer

5. DH Kendrys Morales

6. LF Alex Gordon

7. C Salvador Perez

8. RF Paulo Orlando

9. 2B Omar Infante

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