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Saturday's Royals-Cardinals lineups, pitching probables and TV info

Travis and Amy Talley of Olathe, Kansas were having a disagreement over their allegiances to the Royals and Cardinals before the May 22 baseball game at Kauffman Stadium.
Travis and Amy Talley of Olathe, Kansas were having a disagreement over their allegiances to the Royals and Cardinals before the May 22 baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Here are the lineups as RHP Jeremy Guthrie (4-3, 5.82 ERA) vs. LHP Lance Lynn (0-0, 5.54 ERA) at 3:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City:

ROYALS (34-24)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

3. Alex Rios, RF.

4. Kendrys Morales, 1B.

5. Salvador Perez, C.

6. Alex Gordon, LF.

7. Christian Colon, 3B.

8. Omar Infante, 2B.

9. Jeremy Guthrie, P.

CARDINALS (40-21)

1. Kolten Wong, 2B.

2. Matt Carpenter, 3B.

3. Jhonny Peralta, SS.

4. Mark Reynolds, 1B.

5. Yadier Molina, C.

6. Jason Heyward, RF.

7. Randal Grichuk, LF.

8. Jon Jay, CF.

9. Tyler Lyons, P.

FROM THE STAR

1. An ominous diagnosis, "right hand weakness," let to Yordano Ventura’s latest early exit.

2. Sam Mellinger wrote a column about the perseverance of Kansas City despite troubles in their starting rotation.

3. Kyle Zimmer returned to action this week.

THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)

53.3 percent.

HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC

"The Wait" by Built To Spill.

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