Wednesday’s Royals-Rays lineups, pitching probables and TV info

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

A day after the Royals swept a doubleheader by a combined score of 16-6, the Royals and Rays will play Wednesday under a misty sky and with slick field conditions. The pitching matchup is Jeremy Guthrie (6-5, 5.42 ERA) facing off against Tampa Bay right-hander Chris Archer (9-5, 2.18 ERA). Fox Sports Kansas City will televise the game and first pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.

Rays (43-43)

1. John Jaso, DH.

2. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS.

3. Evan Longoria, 3B.

4. James Loney, 1B.

5. Logan Forsythe, 2B.

6. David DeJesus, LF.

7. Brandon Guyer, RF.

8. Kevin Kiermaier, CF.

9. Rene Rivera, C.

Royals (48-33)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Alex Gordon, LF.

3. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

5. Kendrys Morales, DH.

6. Salvador Perez, C.

7. Omar Infante, 2B.

8. Alex Rios, RF.

9. Cheslor Cuthbert, 3B.

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost pregame visit with the media before Wednesday night's game against he Tampa Bay Rays.