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Royals Vs. Twins: Bruce Chen Hopes To Make It 4 Wins In A Row For Kansas City

The Kansas City Royals are definitely a streaky team early in the 2012 MLB season with three wins in a row after a 12-game losing streak that was the talk of baseball for a while. The Royals won yesterday 7-6 and send Bruce Chen to the mound to make it four in a row. Chen has a 0-2 record on the year despite a 2.52 ERA. He's hoping for better run support against Jason Marquis.

Here's this afternoon's line-ups:

1. Chris Getz (L) 2B
2. Alex Gordon (L) LF
3. Billy Butler (R) DH
4. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
5. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF
6. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
7. Brayan Pena (S) C
8. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
9. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF
1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Jamey Carroll (R) SS
3. Joe Mauer (L) C
4. Josh Willingham (R) LF
5. Justin Morneau (L) 1B
6. Danny Valencia (R) 3B
7. Ryan Doumit (S) DH
8. Trevor Plouffe (R) RF
9. Alexi Casilla (S) 2B

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