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Sunday's Royals-Rangers lineups, pitching probables and TV info

Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie
Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie The Kansas City Star

Here are the lineups as RHP Jeremy Guthrie (4-3, 6.17 ERA) faces RHP Colby Lewis (5-3, 4.48 ERA) at 1:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City:

RANGERS (30-26)

1. DeLino DeShields, LF.

2. Shin-Soo Choo, RF.

3. Prince Fielder, DH.

4. Mitch Moreland, 1B.

5. Joey Gallo, 3B.

6. Elvis Andrus, SS.

7. Leonys Martin, CF.

8. Robinson Chirinos, C.

9. Hanser Alberto, 2B.

ROYALS (30-23)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Kendrys Morales, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Alex Rios, RF.

7. Salvador Perez, C.

8. Omar Infante, 2B.

9. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

FROM THE STAR

1. The ingredients: The offense stayed dormant and Yordano Ventura lasted only three innings. The recipe: Another loss.

2. Vahe Gregorian wrote a column about Ventura’s ongoing difficulties shouldering the load as Kansas City’s staff "ace."

THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)

39.3 percent

HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC

"Honestly Do Yr Worst" by Joanna Gruesome.

To reach Andy McCullough, call 816-234-4370 or send email to rmccullough@kcstar.com. Follow him on Twitter: @McCulloughStar.

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