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Rays Vs. Royals: Lineups For Wednesday Announced

The Tampa Bay Rays mustered just two hits on Tuesday night and to shake things up, Joe Maddon has removed Luke Scott and Jose Molina from the lineup. Evan Longoria will also be shifting from third base to designated hitter for the game.

The complete lineups are:

Kansas City Royals

1. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF
2. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
3. Alex Gordon (L) LF
4. Billy Butler (R) DH
5. Salvador Perez (R) C
6. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
7. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF
8. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
9. Johnny Giavotella (R) 2B

Tampa Bay Rays

1. Desmond Jennings (R) LF
2. B.J. Upton (R) CF
3. Matt Joyce (L) RF
4. Evan Longoria (R) DH
5. Ben Zobrist (S) SS
6. Jeff Keppinger (R) 3B
7. Carlos Pena (L) 1B
8. Ryan Roberts (R) 2B
9. Jose Lobaton (S) C

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