Royals Vs. White Sox Lineups: Alejandro De Aza Misses 2nd Straight Game With Back Stiffness

The Chicago White Sox will once again be without CF Alejandro De Aza. The dynamic center fielder missed Monday's game with back stiffness. He currently sports a .289/.351/.412 slash with 20 steals to his credit, and with him out of the lineup, CF Jordan Danks -- hitting just .308/.317/.333 in his rookie season -- will man De Aza's leadoff spot against the Kansas City Royals.

Here is a look at the full lineups, courtesy of Baseball Press:

Royals White Sox
1. Alex Gordon (L) LF 1. Jordan Danks (L) CF
2. Chris Getz (L) 2B 2. Kevin Youkilis (R) 3B
3. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B 3. Adam Dunn (L) DH
4. Billy Butler (R) DH 4. Paul Konerko (R) 1B
5. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF 5. Alex Rios (R) RF
6. Brayan Pena (S) C 6. A.J. Pierzynski (L) C
7. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B 7. Alexei Ramirez (R) SS
8. Tony Abreu (S) SS 8. Dayan Viciedo (R) LF
9. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF 9. Gordon Beckham (R) 2B
Bruce Chen (L) SP Jake Peavy (R) SP

UPDATE: Kevin Youkilis was a late scratch because of a sore right knee. He has been replaced in the lineup by Ray Olmedo, who will hit ninth.

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