Royals Vs. Pirates: Friday's Lineups Announced

MLB heads back into interleague play as the Royals travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates for a three-game series.

Playing in an NL stadium means KC starter Luke Hochevar will have to bat. In 12 career plate appearances, Hochevar is 0-for-11 with a sacrifice bunt and nine strikeouts.

Here are Friday's lineups.

Alex Gordon, LF

Yuniesky Betancourt, 2B

Billy Butler, 1B

Mike Moustakas, 3B

Jeff Francoeur, CF

Eric Hosmer, RF

Alcides Escobar, SS

Humberto Quintero, C

Luke Hochevar, P

Here is the lineup for the Pirates:

Alex Presley, LF

Neil Walker, 2B

Andrew McCutchen, CF

Garrett Jones, 1B

Pedro Alvarez, 3B

Jose Tabata, RF

Rod Barajas, C

Clint Barmes, SS

Erik Bedard, P

For more on the Kansas City Royals, check out Royals Review. Pittsburgh Pirates news and info can be found at Bucs Dugout, and all your MLB news and info is available at Baseball Nation.

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