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Omar Infante returns to Royals lineup as White Sox series continues

Royals second baseman Omar Infante forced out the A's Ben Zobrist at second and completed the double play on Billy Butler to end the top of the fifth inning on April 19 at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals second baseman Omar Infante forced out the A's Ben Zobrist at second and completed the double play on Billy Butler to end the top of the fifth inning on April 19 at Kauffman Stadium. The Kansas City Star

Omar Infante is back in the Royals lineup as the club takes on the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Infante last played on Sunday. He strained his groin during that game.

Here are the lineups as LHP Danny Duffy (1-0, 5.51 ERA) faces LHP Jose Quintana (1-1, 8.40 ERA):

ROYALS (12-4)

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. Omar Infante, 2B.

WHITE SOX (6-9)

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. Micah Johnson, 2B.

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