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Royals vs. Angels: Spring training Game 5 Open Thread

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Maybe PECOTA projections were for spring training?

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Royals are now winless in four Cactus League contests, but no one is really panicking because the games have been staffed mostly by players we will see in Omaha most of the season. The big boy Royals have looked fairly sharp for the most part, although in very limited action.

The Angels seem to be taking this game very seriously, playing what will likely be their Opening Day lineup. Nick Tropeano was acquired last year from the Astros for catcher Hank Conger and is a bit of a long-shot to make the rotation.

Chris Young makes the start for the Royals this afternoon in his first taste of spring training action. Dillon Gee is also expected to throw today as he tries to make the Royals as a non-roster invitee. The lineup has a few familiar names such as Lorenzo Cain, Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez at the designated hitter spot. But expect to only see them for a few innings before they make way for future Stormchasers.

Feels like baseball weather outside, I wish they'd hurry up and start games that count.