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Royals Vs. Yankees Lineups: Luke Hochevar Battles Phil Hughes Sunday

The Kansas City Royals have already shown they can beat the New York Yankees, twice even. Now the Royals can look forward to hitting Phil Hughes, who hasn't had a quality start all season. Hughes has allowed seven home runs this season in 21 2/3 innings.

Luke Hochevar will take the mound for Kansas City. Royals manager Ned Yost has said about Hochevar, who has two losses this season where he gave up a total of 12 runs in the first inning alone, that the pitcher just needs to follow through.

Here is a look at Sunday's lineups for both teams:


1. Jarrod Dyson CF

2. Alex Gordon LF

3. Billy Butler DH

4. Eric Hosmer 1B

5. Mike Moustakas 3B .

6. Mitch Maier RF

7. Chris Getz, 2B

8. Irving Falu SS

9. Humberto Quintero C


1. Derek Jeter, SS

2. Curtis Granderson, CF

3. Alex Rodriguez, 3B

4. Robinson Cano, 2B

5. Mark Teixeira, 1B

6. Nick Swisher, DH

7. Raul Ibanez, LF

8. Russell Martin, C

9) Dewayne Wise, RF

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