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Kansas City Royals Vs. New York Yankees: Wednesday Lineups

The Kansas City Royals wrap up a three-game set against the New York Yankees on Wednesday night, as they look to take the series in Wednesday's rubber match. KC blanked the Yankees 6-0 on Monday behind Felipe Paulino, but lost Tuesday night's contest 3-2.

Both Ned Yost and Joe Girardi have announced the starting lineups for Wednesday night's game, and they are as follows:

Kansas City Royals

LF Alex Gordon
2B Johnny Giavotella
DH Billy Butler
RF Jeff Francoeur
3B Mike Moustakas
SS Alcides Escobar
1B Eric Hosmer
C Humberto Quintero
CF Mitch Maier

SP Will Smith (presumably gettin' jiggy with it)

New York Yankees

SS Derek Jeter
CF Curtis Granderson
1B Mark Teixeria
3B Alex Rodriguez
2B Robinson Cano
RF Nick Swisher
DH Andruw Jones
C Russel Martin
LF Jayson Nix

SP Andy Pettitte

KC gets to face Pettitte in just his third start since his return to the big leagues. Pettitte was shaky in his first start against Seattle, but dominated the Cincinnati Reds over this past weekend.

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