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Lineups: Danny Duffy takes mound as KC Royals look to sweep Tigers

Royals pitcher Danny Duffy
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy The Kansas City Star

The Royals are on their first double-digit winning streak since the days of David Cone, and they have a chance to push the number to 11 on Thursday.

The series finale with the Tigers begins at 12:08 p.m. You can watch the game on Fox Sports Kansas City and MLB Network.

Here are the lineups as Danny Duffy (4-5, 2.83 ERA) faces Anibel Sanchez (3-2, 2.44 ERA):

ROYALS (39-32)

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.

TIGERS (36-32)

1. Ian Kinsler, 2B.

2. Austin Jackson, CF.

3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B.

4. Victor Martinez, DH.

5. J.D. Martinez, RF.

6. Nick Castellanos, 3B.

7. Bryan Holaday, C.

8. Eugenio Suarez, SS.

9. Rajai Davis, LF.

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