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Royals vs. Indians lineups: Choo leads off as Alomar goes for first series win

The Indians will look to win their first series with Sandy Alomar at the helm on Sunday when they face the Kansas City Royals for the final time in 2012. The lineups have dropped, and they are as follows:


  1. Jarrod Dyson (L) DH
  2. Irving Falu (S) SS
  3. Alex Gordon (L) LF
  4. Billy Butler (R) 1B
  5. Salvador Perez (R) C
  6. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
  7. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF
  8. David Lough (L) CF
  9. Tony Abreu (S) 2B


  1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) RF
  2. Jason Kipnis (L) 2B
  3. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
  4. Lonnie Chisenhall (L) DH
  5. Jack Hannahan (L) 3B
  6. Brent Lillibridge (R) CF
  7. Casey Kotchman (L) 1B
  8. Lou Marson (R) C
  9. Jason Donald (R) LF

  10. Luke Hochevar will be making the start for the Royals. The former No. 1 overall selection has an 8-15 record with a 5.43 ERA. He'll be opposed by Zach McAllister of the Indians. The rookie has put together a 5-8 record to go along with a 4.25 ERA.
    First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET from Progressive Field in Cleveland.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.