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Game Thread XXIX: Royals at Red Sox

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Let’s see how bad this can get.

Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

The 7-21 Royals take on the inverse 21-7 Red Sox tonight, showcasing one of the more intriguing pitching matchups we’ve seen all year. The Royals will send Jake Junis to the mound, who hit his first real rough-patch in his last start, serving up five home runs. The Royals will face former division-foe and lefty ace Chris Sale.

Lineup

Whit Merrifield 2B

Jorge Soler DH

Cheslor Cuthbert 3B

Salvador Perez C

Jon Jay RF

Abraham Almonte CF

Lucas Duda 1B

Alcides Escobar SS

Alex Gordon LF

Jake Junis P