Royals vs. Indians lineups: Kansas City looking for a solid start from Jake Odorizzi

The Kansas City Royals are looking to rebound from their 8-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night. Plus, the Royals are going to be looking to have a better pitching performance with Jake Odorizzi.

Odorizzi is making only his second career Major League start, and in his first start he went 5⅓ innings, struck out three and allowed three runs in a losing effort.

The Royals made a few changes in their starting lineup on Saturday with David Lough and Irving Falu taking over the top two spots in the batting order. Then at the other end Brayan Pena is in the lineup as a designated hitter and Tony Abreus drops down to ninth and is switching to second base.

Royals lineup:
1. David Lough CF
2. Irving Falu SS
3. Alex Gordon LF
4. Billy Butler 1B
5. Salvador Perez C
6. Mike Moustakas 3B
7. Jeff Francoeur RF
8. Brayan Pena DH
9. Tony Abreu 2B
Jake Odorizzi P

Indians lineup:
1. Shin-Soo Choo RF
2. Jason Kipnis 2B
3. Carlos Santana C
4. Lonnie Chisenhall 3B
5. Russ Canzler 1B
6. Travis Hafner DH
7. Brent Lillibridge SS
8. Thomas Neal LF
9. Ezequiel Carrera CF
Jeanmar Gómez P

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