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Royals Vs. Cardinals: Starting Lineups For Series Finale Have Been Released

The Show Me State series finale between the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals will take place at 1:15pm Central Time, as the series is split 1-1. The Royals will send right-hander Luis Mendoza to the mound versus Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright.

The Royals will make just one change to the lineup, as Humberto Quintero will start at catcher for Kansas City and Brayan Pena will sit on the bench. Here are the starting lineups for both teams.

Kansas City Royals Starting Lineup

1. Alex Gordon (L) LF
2. Chris Getz (L) 2B
3. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
4. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF
5. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
6. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
7. Humberto Quintero (R) C
8. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF
9. Luis Mendoza (R) P

St. Louis Cardinals Starting Lineup

1. Daniel Descalso (L) 2B
2. Carlos Beltran (S) CF
3. Matt Holliday (R) LF
4. Allen Craig (R) RF
5. David Freese (R) 3B
6. Matt Adams (L) 1B
7. Tyler Greene (R) SS
8. Tony Cruz (R) C
9. Adam Wainwright (R) P

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