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Astros/Royals American League Division Series Game Four starting lineups

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This Royals lineup will need to do better with runners on base.

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Here's how the Houston Astros line up against right-hander Yordano Ventura:

2B Jose Altuve

RF George Springer

SS Carlos Correa

LF Colby Rasmus

DH Evan Gattis

CF Carlos Gomez

3B Luis Valbuena

1B Chris Carter

C Jason Castro

Here's how Ned Yost lines up the Royals against rookie right-hander Lance McCullers:

SS Alcides Escobar

2B Ben Zobrist

CF Lorenzo Cain

1B Eric Hosmer

DH Kendrys Morales

3B Mike Moustakas

C Salvador Perez

LF Alex Gordon

RF Alex Rios

The Royals have only faced McCullers once, losing 6-1 while managing just four hits against him. Salvador Perez went 1-for-3 with a home run. Alex Gordon was 1-for-3. Alex Rios was 1-for-3 with a strikeout. Kendryrs Morales walked and struck out twice, failing to put the ball in play.