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Royals Vs. Diamondbacks: Game 1 Lineups Announced

With interleague play getting under way, the Royals welcome the defending National League West division champ Arizona Diamondbacks to Kaufmann Stadium.

Luis Mendoza is on the mound for Kansas City, which was swept by the Diamondbacks in interleague play in 2011.

Here is the Royals lineup:

Alcides Escobar, SS

Irving Falu, 2B

Billy Butler, 1B

Alex Gordon, LF

Jeff Francoeur, RF

Johnny Giavotella, DH

Mike Moustakas, 3B

Mitch Maier, CF

Humberto Quintero, C

Here is the lineup for the Rays:

Gerardo Parra, CF

Willie Bloonquist, SS

Justin Upton, RF

Miguel Montero, C

Chris Young, DH

Jason Kubel, LF

Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

Cody Ransom, 3B

Aaron Hill, 2B

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