Opinion

Jeremy Guthrie starts for Royals as they hope to sweep Twins

The Royals have a chance for a sweep as they face the Twins in Wednesday’s series finale. Manager Ned Yost is using his regular lineup, with Paulo Orlando apparently firmly installed as the regular right fielder in Alex Rios’ absence.

Here are the lineups as RHP Jeremy Guthrie (1-0, 5.54 ERA) faces RHP Mike Pelfrey (0-0, 4.50 ERA):

TWINS (5-9)

1. Danny Santana, SS.

2. Torii Hunter, RF.

3. Joe Mauer, 1B.

4. Brian Dozier, 2B.

5. Kennys Vargas, DH.

6. Trevor Plouffe, 3B.

7. Oswaldo Arcia, LF.

8. Kurt Suzuki, C.

9. Jordan Schafer, CF.

ROYALS (11-3)

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. Salvador Perez, C.

8. Paulo Orlando, RF.

9. Christian Colon, 2B.

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