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Royals Vs. Cardinals: Friday's Lineups Announced

The Royals and Cardinals will again face off in the battle for Missouri beginning on Friday.

Last week, the Royals took two of three in St. Louis. Now they're at home, meaning they get to use a full hitting lineup. In St. Louis, Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler rotated at first base. Now, they're both in the lineup, which has been announced.

Here is the Royals lineup:

1. Alex Gordon, LF

2. Yuniesky Betancourt, 2B

3. Billy Butler, DH

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B

5. Jeff Francoeur, RF

6. Mike Moustakas, 3B

7. Salvador Perez, C

8. Alcides Escobar, SS

9. Jarrod Dyson, CF

Here is the Cardinals lineup:

1. Rafael Furcal, SS

2. Jon Jay, CF

3. Matt Holliday, LF

4. Carlos Beltran, DH

5. Yadier Molina, C

6. David Freese, 3B

7. Matt Carpenter, 1B

8. Tyler Greene, 2B

9. Skip Schimaker, RF

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