Royals Vs. Twins: Friday Lineups Announced

The lineups for the Royals and Twins series opener on Friday night have been announced. These teams are at the bottom of the AL Central and could use victories against each other to keep from being considered the worst team in the division.

You'll watch the following lineups:

Kansas City Royals

1. Alex Gordon (L) LF
2. Yuniesky Betancourt (R) 2B
3. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
4. Billy Butler (R) DH
5. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF
6. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
7. Salvador Perez (R) C
8. Jason Bourgeois (R) CF
9. Alcides Escobar (R) SS

Minnesota Twins

1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Ben Revere (L) RF
3. Joe Mauer (L) DH
4. Josh Willingham (R) LF
5. Justin Morneau (L) 1B
6. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B
7. Ryan Doumit (S) C
8. Brian Dozier (R) SS
9. Jamey Carroll (R) 2B

Read more on the Royals at Royals Review. Head over to Twinkie Town for the Twins fans' perspective. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball. Also be sure to subscribe to the SB Nation Youtube Channel for video commentary.

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