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Cactus League - Game 9 Open Thread

The Royals are tearing thru suburban Phoenix like Sherman did to Atlanta.

Fist bumps and high fives for everyone.
Fist bumps and high fives for everyone.
Christian Petersen

Do not miss our tribute to Chris Getz's home run and our update on the Royals payroll situation. As well as our open thread on WBC action.

-- The Royals have been behind in only five of the 72 innings completed.

-- The next Royals victory will be their 600th all time in Spring Training.

-- No radio today. You can listen to the game on MLB Audio.

The lineup:
Jarrod Dyson - CF
Alcides Escobar - SS
Eric Hosmer - 1B
Billy Butler - DH
Salvador Perez - C
Mike Moustakas - 3B
Lorenzo Cain - RF
David Lough - LF
Johnny Giavotella - 2B

Jeremy Guthrie - SP

Also scheduled to appear:
Luis Mendoza
Tim Collins
Kelvin Herrera
Louis Coleman
Noel Arguelles

-- Guthrie is the last of the Royals projected starting rotation to appear in a game this spring.

-- This will be the final appearance for Mendoza, Collins and Herrera before they depart for the WBC.