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Royals Vs. White Sox Lineups: Eduardo Escobar Gets A Start At 3rd Base

The Chicago White Sox begin a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night looking to build on a two-game winning streak. Eduardo Escobar will start at third base in place of Brent Morel, who has struggled at the plate all season and is dealing with a sore back.

1. Alejandro De Aza (CF)
2. Gordon Beckham (2B)
3. Adam Dunn (DH)
4. Paul Konerko (1B)
5. A.J. Pierzynski (C)

6. Alex Rios (RF)
7. Alexei Ramirez (SS)
8. Dayan Viciedo (LF)
9. Eduardo Escobar (3B)
SP: Gavin Floyd

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The Royals' lineup:

1. Jarrod Dyson (CF)
2. Alex Gordon (LF)
3. Billy Butler (DH)
4. Eric Hosmer (1B)
5. Jeff Francoeur (RF)
6. Mike Moustakas (3B)
7. Chris Getz (2B)
8. Alcides Escobar (SS)
9. Humberto Quintero (C)
SP: Felipe Paulino

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