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St. Louis Cardinals @ Kansas City Royals - Game 42 open thread - May 22, 2015

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Lance Lynn vs. Chris Young

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The two best teams in Major League Baseball by record square off in the Show Me Showdown this weekend. The St. Louis Cardinals (27-14) visit the Kansas City Royals (26-14) at Kauffman Stadium. The cherry on top of this wonderful baseballing series is that no pitcher will bat unless something goes terribly wrong.

The Cardinals Lineup:

  1. Kolten Wong, 2B
  2. Matt Carpenter, 3B
  3. Matt Holliday, DH
  4. Matt Adams, 1B
  5. Jhonny Peralta, SS
  6. Randal Grichuk, LF
  7. Yadier Molina, C
  8. Jason Heyward, RF
  9. Peter Bourjos, CF
SP: Lance Lynn

The Royals Lineup:

  1. Alcides Escobar, SS
  2. Mike Moustakas, 3B
  3. Lorenzo Cain, CF
  4. Eric Hosmer, 1B
  5. Kendrys Morales, DH
  6. Alex Gordon, LF
  7. Salvador Perez, C
  8. Omar Infante, 2B
  9. Paulo Orlando, RF
SP: Chris Young