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

Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera.
Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Here are the lineups as right-hander Yordano Ventura (6-7, 4.98 ERA) faces right-hander Anibal Sanchez (10-9, 4.77 ERA) for Thursday’s game, which is on Fox Sports Kansas City and begins at 12:08 p.m.:

ROYALS (63-43)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Ben Zobrist, LF.

3. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

5. Kendrys Morales, DH.

6. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

7. Alex Rios, RF.

8. Omar Infante, 2B.

9. Drew Butera, C.

TIGERS (52-55)

1. Anthony Gose, CF.

2. Jose Iglesias, SS.

3. Ian Kinsler, 2B.

4. Victor Martinez, DH.

5. J.D. Martinez, RF.

6. Tyler Collins, RF.

7. Nick Castellanos, 3B.

8. Alex Avila, C.

9. Andrew Romine, 1B.

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