Saturday's Mets-Royals lineups

August, 3, 2013
8/03/13
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NEW YORK -- Here is the David Wright-less lineup for the Mets' 1:10 p.m. interleague game Saturday against the Kansas City Royals.

Mets
Eric Young Jr., lf
Juan Lagares, cf
Josh Satin, 1b
Marlon Byrd, rf
Daniel Murphy, 2b
Justin Turner, 3b
Anthony Recker, c
Omar Quintanilla, ss
Jeremy Hefner, rhp

Royals
Lorenzo Cain, cf
Eric Hosmer, rf
Billy Butler, 1b
Alex Gordon, lf
Miguel Tejada, 2b
Mike Moustakas, 3b
Alcides Escobar, ss
George Kottaras, c
Bruce Chen, lhp

Hosmer, a first baseman, told the Kansas City Star he has not seen action in right field since spring training. The shift to the outfield allows the Royals to get the DH Butler into the lineup.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Daniel Murphy
BA HR RBI R
.289 9 57 79
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
WB. Colon 15
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187