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Spring Training Game 7: Padres v. Royals

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MVP Bubba is not in the lineup

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Anybody tired of Spring Training yet? Well, tough, because the Padres will ride into Surprise Stadium today to face the Royals in yet another exhibition of baseball games that don’t count.

After a fast start, the Royals have fallen to 8th in the Cactus League, losing three of their last four contests. If they want to capture that elusive Cactus League title, they’ll need stop surrendering runs at a rapid pace. Kansas City has scored at least eight runs in all three of their wins, but have surrendered at least nine runs in all three of their losses.

Luckily, there is still plenty of time to capture the crown.

Before we get started, here are a few interesting things to note:

Here are the lineups for this afternoon’s action, with a slight change at DH for the Royals: