Royals Vs. Pirates: Saturday's Starting Lineups Announced

The Kansas City Royals were unable to get anything going versus the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, as Erik Bedard kept the Royals off balance for a 4-2 Pirates win. On Saturday, the Royals will send Vin Mazzaro on the mound to face-off against James McDonald in game two of the interleague series.

Brayan Pena will start at catcher for the Royals as Humberto Quintero will get a day of rest on the bench. Here are the starting lineups for both teams on Saturday.

Kansas City Royals Starting Lineup

1. Alex Gordon (L) LF
2. Yuniesky Betancourt (R) 2B
3. Billy Butler (R) 1B
4. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
5. Jeff Francoeur (R) CF
6. Eric Hosmer (L) RF
7. Brayan Pena (S) C
8. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
9. Vin Mazzaro (R) P

Pittsburgh Pirates Starting Lineup

1. Alex Presley (L) LF
2. Neil Walker (S) 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Garrett Jones (L) 1B
5. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B
6. Jose Tabata (R) RF
7. Rod Barajas (R) C
8. Clint Barmes (R) SS
9. James McDonald (L) P

For more on the Royals check out Royals Review. 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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