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Omar Infante remains out of lineup as Royals face White Sox

Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante remained out of the starting lineup Thursday.
Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante remained out of the starting lineup Thursday. The Kansas City Star

Omar Infante is still not ready to return to the Royals lineup. Manager Ned Yost indicated Infante is still dealing with stiffness related to his strained groin. Christian Colon continues to start at second base.

Here are the lineups as RHP Yordano Ventura (2-1, 4.80 ERA) faces LHP Chris Sale (2-0, 2.25 ERA):

ROYALS (11-4)

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.

WHITE SOX (6-8)

1. Adam Eaton, CF.

2. Melky Cabrera, LF.

3. Jose Abreu, 1B.

4. Adam LaRoche, DH.

5. Avisail Garcia, RF.

6. Conor Gillaspie, 3B.

7. Alexei Ramirez, SS.

8. Tyler Flowers, C.

9. Micah Johnson, 2B.

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