Opinion

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

Royals pitcher Chris Young started Sunday against the Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals pitcher Chris Young started Sunday against the Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium. AP

Here are the lineups as RHP Chris Young (5-2, 2.25 ERA) faces RHP John Lackey (4-4, 3.74 ERA) at 1:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City:

ROYALS (34-25)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

3. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

5. Salvador Perez, C.

6. Alex Gordon, LF.

7. Omar Infante, 2B.

8. Jarrod Dyson, RF.

9. Chris Young, P.

CARDINALS (41-21)

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. John Lackey, P.

FROM THE STAR

1. The offense is still an issue, as the Royals have now dropped two in a row to St. Louis.

2. Sam Mellinger wrote a column about the slump and where the team stands in the American League.

3. Jason Vargas is headed to the disabled list. Yordano Ventura is not.

THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)

49.9 percent.

HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC

"I Can’t Explain" by Surfer Blood.

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