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Its the same Royals lineup as in Kansas City, only in meters.

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Here's how manager Ned Yost lines up the Royals against right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman:

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

Not many Royals have much experience against Stroman, as he has made just one start against them in his short career. Ben Zobrist is 2-for-5 with a walk. Kendrys Morales is 2-for-3 with a double. Alex Gordon is 1-for-3 with a double. Eric Hosmer is 1-for-3 and Alcides Escobar is hitless in three tries.

Here's how Blue Jays manager John Gibbons lines up his team against right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto.

LF Ben Revere

3B Josh Donaldson

RF Jose Bautista

DH Edwin Encarnacion

1B Chris Colabello

SS Troy Tulowitzki

C Russell Martin

CF Kevin Pillar

2B Ryan Goins

Russell Martin has the most experience against Cueto in his career, hitting .158/.385/.368 with a home run in 26 plate appearances. Troy Tulowitzki is hitting .188/.235/.438 with a home run in 17 plate appearances. Edwin Encarnacion is 4-for-7 with a double and a home run. Kevin Pillar is 2-for-3 against Cueto in his career. Josh Donaldson is 1-for-2 with a double and a walk. Ben Revere is hitless in six tries while Ryan Goins is hitless in two tries.

First pitch is at 7:07 CT on Fox Sports 1.