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Royals/Blue Jays ALCS Game Five starting lineups

This lineup has a chance to clinch a pennant.

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The Royals have a chance to clinch their fourth pennant today, leading the ALCS three games to one. Here's how they stack up against right-handed pitcher Marco Estrada:

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

Alcides Escobar doubled twice against Estrada in Game One. Salvador Perez homered and Alex Gordon doubled. Eric Hosmer is 4-for-5 with a double lifetime against Estrada in the regular season. Alcides Escobar is 2-for-7, Alex Rios is 2-for-5 with a double. Kendrys Morales is 1-for-5 with a double. Lorenzo Cain is 2-for-6. Ben Zobrist is 1-for-3. Salvador Perez is 1-for-5. Mike Moustakas is hitless in seven tries. Alex Gordon has never faced Estrada.

Here's how the Blue Jays line up against right-handed pitcher Edinson Volquez:

LF Ben Revere

3B Josh Donaldson

RF Jose Bautista

DH Edwin Encarnacion

1B Chris Colabello

SS Troy Tulowitzki

C Dioner Navarro

CF Kevin Pillar

2B Ryan Goins

The only Blue Jays hitters to manage a hit against Volquez in Game One were Chris Colabello and Ryan Goins. Edwin Encarnacion is 3-for-9 with a home run against Volquez in his regular season career. Jose Bautista is just 2-for-17 with two walks against Volquez lifetime. Troy Tulowitzki is 3-for-14 with a pair of doubles. Ben Revere is hitless in eight tries. Josh Donaldson has yet to put the ball in play in three chances against Volquez, getting hit once, walking once, and striking out once.

First pitch is at 3:07 CT on Fox Sports 1.