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Spring Training Game XXV: Royals v. Padres

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Sal is back

MLB: Kansas City Royals-Media Day Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports

The Fighting O’Briens are back at it this afternoon, taking on Jered Weaver and the Padres at 3:05 PM CST.

I’m pretty excited for today’s exhibition because Peter O’Brien keeps giving me excuses to use the Fighting O’Brien’s nickname and Jered Weaver being on the mound means I get to share my favorite tweet of all time:

Also, referring to Indians soft-tossing starter Ryan Merritt:

Jeff’s Jered Weaver tweets will never get old.

As for today’s game, the Fighting O’Brien lineup features a familiar face at designated hitter:

Meanwhile, the Padres lineup will be without our old friend Will Myers today:

Some notes for today’s action:

Today’s game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Kansas City, as well as KCSP 610 radio.