Salvador Perez still out as Royals open series against Angels

After nine days at home, the Royals return to the road for a three-day trip away from Kauffman Stadium. They’ll face the Angels here, with the game starting at 9:05 p.m. You can watch on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as LHP Danny Duffy (2-3, 1.42 ERA) faces LHP C.J. Wilson (5-3, 3.16 ERA):

ROYALS (23-23)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Alcides Escobar, SS.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Billy Butler, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Danny Valencia, 3B.

7. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

8. Pedro Ciriaco, 2B.

9. Brett Hayes, C.

ANGELS (26-20)

1. Howie Kendrick, 2B.

2. Mike Trout, CF.

3. Albert Pujols, 1B.

4. David Freese, 3B.

5. C.J. Cron, DH.

6. Chris Iannetta, C.

7. Erick Aybar, SS.

8. Grant Green, LF.

9. Collin Cowgill, RF.

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