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Alex Gordon (right) is congratulated by Mark Grudzielanek after his sixth-inning homer.  (Paul Sancya/AP)

Opening Day Lineups

  1. CF David DeJesus
  2. 2B Mark Grudzielanek
  3. 3B Alex Gordon
  4. RF Jose Guillen
  5. DH Billy Butler
  6. LF Mark Teahen
  7. 1B Ross Gload
  8. C John Buck
  9. SS Tony Pena Jr.
  1. SS Edgar Renteria
  2. 2B Placido Polanco
  3. DH Gary Sheffield
  4. RF Magglio Ordonez
  5. 3B Miguel Cabrera
  6. 1B Carlos Guillen
  7. C Ivan Rodriguez
  8. LF Jacque Jones
  9. CF Brandon Inge

The Royals pulled out an exciting Opening Day victory as Tony Pena delivered an RBI single in the 11th inning to beat the Tigers, 5-4, on Monday in Detroit.   More >


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