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Thursday’s Royals-Rangers lineups, pitching probables and TV info

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie gave up only two runs in 7.1 innings in a 6-2 win over the Tigers on May 9.
Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie gave up only two runs in 7.1 innings in a 6-2 win over the Tigers on May 9. AP

Here are the lineups as Jeremy Guthrie (2-2, 5.70 ERA) faces Ross Detwiler (0-4, 7.22 ERA) at 1:05 p.m. on Fox Sports KC:

ROYALS (21-13)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Kendrys Morales, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Omar Infante, 2B.

7. Paulo Orlando, RF.

8. Drew Butera, C.

9. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

RANGERS (15-19)

1. Shin-Soo Choo, RF.

2. Elvis Andrus, SS.

3. Prince Fielder, DH.

4. Adrian Beltre, 3B.

5. Mitch Moreland, 1B.

6. Carlos Peguero, LF.

7. Tommy Field, 2B.

8. Carlos Corporan, C.

9. Delino DeShields, CF.

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40.8 percent.

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“Say” by Mikal Cronin.

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