Nori Aoki sits out as Royals finish series against Angels

The Royals have a chance to pick up a series against the Angels here on Sunday. The game begins at 2:35 p.m., and can be seen on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as LHP Jason Vargas (4-3, 3.76 ERA) faces RHP Garrett Richards (4-1, 2.90 ERA):

ROYALS (24-24)

1. Jarrod Dyson, CF.

2. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

3. Billy Butler, DH.

4. Alex Gordon, LF.

5. Salvador Perez, C.

6. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

7. Alcides Escobar, SS.

8. Jimmy Paredes, 3B.

9. Pedro Ciriaco, 2B.

ANGELS (27-21)

1. Howie Kendrick, 2B.

2. Mike Trout, CF.

3. Albert Pujols, DH.

4. David Freese, 3B.

5. C.J. Cron, 1B.

6. Erick Aybar, SS.

7. Chris Iannetta, C.

8. Kole Calhoun, RF.

9. Collin Cowgill, LF.

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