The Kansas City Royals are off to a good start in Cactus League play this spring. Prior to Friday's game against the Cincinnati Reds, the Royals owned a 4-2 record. They have another three games on tap for the weekend.
Eric Hosmer and Alex Gordon have totaled their fair share of work in the middle of the lineup. Gordon has three hits, including one home run, in four games. He has a .300 average and a 1.117 OPS to go with it. Hosmer also has three hits and a .300 average in the same number of games. Billy Butler is hitting .417 with a 1.212 OPS in five spring games.
On Friday, lefty Danny Duffy makes his first Cactus League start against the Reds. That game is scheduled to start at 2:05 p.m. Central.