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Royals Vs. Tigers Starting Lineups: Kansas City Shuffles Again

The Royals will start an abbreviated two-game set at Detroit Tuesday night after Monday's first game was rained out. Aside from the pitching changes from the initial game, the Tigers have switched their 8/9 batters (Santiago and Kelly). The Royals are slightly shuffled as usual - they've had 17 different batting orders this season alone:

Kansas City:

1. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF

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. Yuniesky Betancourt (R) 2B

8. Humberto Quintero (R) C

9. Alcides Escobar (R) SS


1. Austin Jackson (R) CF

2. Brennan Boesch (L) RF

3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 3B

4. Prince Fielder (L) 1B

5. Andy Dirks (L) DH

6. Alex Avila (L) C

7. Jhonny Peralta (R) SS

8. Ramon Santiago (S) 2B

9. Don Kelly (L) LF

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