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Royals Vs. Red Sox: Game 2 Starting Lineups Announced

No Kansas City Royals lineup is ever exactly like the day's before, and Tuesday's is no different. Righty Humberto Quintero will play catcher in place of the switch hitting Brayan Pena, who got the nod Monday. The move puts Quintero in the 9-hole, bumping up second baseman Chris Getz and shortstop Alcides Escobar.

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. Chris Getz (L) 2B

8. Alcides Escobar (R) SS

9. Humberto Quintero (R) C


1. Mike Aviles (R) SS

2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B

3. David Ortiz (L) DH

4. Cody Ross (R) RF

5. Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B

6. Will Middlebrooks (R) 3B

7. Darnell McDonald (R) LF

8. Marlon Byrd (R) CF

9. Kelly Shoppach (R) C

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