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Royals vs. Dodgers: Spring Training Game 29 Open Thread

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I wish the word 'fool' would be used more often.

Kershaw, star outfielder for the Anaheim Dodgers
Kershaw, star outfielder for the Anaheim Dodgers
Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

It's now April. That means baseball.

Real baseball.

There is tangible excitement.

But, for now, it's still fake baseball, and the Royals are facing the Los Angeles Dodgers in Arizona.  Here is how the Royals are lining up for the Cactus League showdown:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Closing Day: Dyson 8, Rios 9, Infante 4, Morales DH, Orlando 7, Colon 5, Merrifield 3, jackson 6, Kratz 2, Ventura 1.</p>&mdash; Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) <a href="https://twitter.com/McCulloughStar/status/583284032491802624">April 1, 2015</a></blockquote>
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I was watching the game last night on Fox Sports Kansas City (yes, I got cable for the purpose of watching the Royals) and I noticed that Jarrod Dyson was playing in right field.  This is interesting, as Dyson has never played a single inning of right field in his Major League career.  Perhaps the Royals are interested in more flexibility? Either that or Yost just decided to Yost.

According to J.P. Hoornstra, Dodgers beat writer for the Los Angeles News Group, Los Angeles' lineup looks like this:

Darwin Barney 2B
A.J. Ellis C
Alex Guerrero 3B
Scott Van Slyke 1B
Chris Heisey RF
Kiké Hernandez CF
Corey Seager SS
Darnell Sweeney LF
Clayton Kershaw P

Play ball.