Friday’s Royals vs. Tigers game: Lineups, probable pitchers and TV info

Alcides Escobar returns to the Royals and will return to the leadoff spot as they face the Tigers in Detroit (6:08 tonight on Fox Sports KC). With Mike Moustakas away from the team, Christian Colon will take over at third base.

Here are the lineups as RHP Yordano Ventura (2-2, 4.94 ERA) faces LHP David Price (3-1, 2.93 ERA):

ROYALS (18-10)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Kendrys Morales, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Salvador Perez, C.

7. Omar Infante, 2B.

8. Paulo Orlando, RF.

9. Christian Colon, 3B.

TIGERS (18-11)

1. Anthony Gose, CF.

2. Ian Kinsler, 2B.

3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B.

4. Victor Martinez, DH.

5. Yoenis Cespedes, LF.

6. J.D. Martinez, RF.

7. Alex Avila, C.

8. Nick Castellanos, 3B.

9. Andrew Romine, SS.

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