Saturday's Mets-Royals lineups


NEW YORK -- Here is the David Wright-less lineup for the Mets' 1:10 p.m. interleague game Saturday against the Kansas City Royals.


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


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.