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Game Thread: Royals @ Indians - June 17, 2013



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3 game series vs Royals @ Progressive Field

Kansas City Royals
@ Cleveland Indians

Monday, Jun 17, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT
Progressive Field



James Shields vs Carlos Carrasco

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing from left to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

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Pre-Game Reading Material:

Latest News

  • Jason Kipnis and Corey Kluber have been named AL co-Players of the Week. Kipnis hit .529/.609/.824 and Kluber tossed 16 scoreless innings over the past week. Kipnis and Kluber are the third and fourth Indians to be named AL Player of the Week this season (Ryan Raburn, Justin Masterson).
  • Nick Swisher received a cortisone shot in his shoulder, and will miss this series. He's could return to the lineup on Friday.
  • Chris Perez will make one more rehab appearance before returning to the club on Friday.

Tonight's Lineups

Cleveland Kansas City
CF Michael Bourn
LF Alex Gordon
SS Mike Aviles 1B Eric Hosmer
2B Jason Kipnis
C Salvador Perez
C Carlos Santana
DH Billy Butler
LF Michael Brantley
CF Lorenzo Cain
1B Mark Reynolds
RF David Lough
DH Jason Giambi
3B Mike Moustakas
RF Ryan Raburn
2B Chris Getz
3B John McDonald
SS Alcides Escobar