Jeremy Guthrie starts for Royals against White Sox

Don’t expect changes to the Royals lineup any time soon, not with the group cruising into this weekend at U.S. Cellular Field. The team has won nine of their last 13, and started the day 2 1/2 games behind Detroit in the American League Central.

Their quest for the top continues at 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Here are the lineups as Jeremy Guthrie (2-6, 4.10 ERA) faces Jose Quintana (3-6, 3.59 ERA):

ROYALS (33-32)

1. Nori Aoki, RF.

2. Omar Infante, 2B.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Billy Butler, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Salvador Perez, C.

7. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

8. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

WHITE SOX (33-34)

1. Adam Eaton, CF.

2. Gordon Beckham, 2B.

3. Conor Gillapsie, 3B.

4. Jose Abreu, 1B.

5. Adam Dunn, DH.

6. Alexi Ramirez, SS.

7. Dayan Vicieco, RF.

8. Alejandro De Aza, LF.

9. Tyler Flowers, C.

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