Giants lineup: Duffy returns, Sandoval at DH

Giants lineup: Duffy returns, Sandoval at DH
August 8, 2014, 3:00 pm

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Pablo Sandoval is batting .414 with two home runs and 11 RBI in his last seven games. (AP)

Programming note: Giants-Royals coverage starts today at 4:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

The Giants and Royals have released their lineups for Friday's opener in Kansas City.

Prior to the game, the Giants placed first baseman Brandon Belt back on the 7-day disabled list for players with concussion symptoms and recalled rookie second baseman Matt Duffy.

San Francisco Giants (62-53)
1. Angel Pagan (S) CF
2. Hunter Pence (R) RF
3. Buster Posey (R) C
4. Pablo Sandoval (S) DH
5. Michael Morse (R) 1B
6. Joaquin Arias (R) 3B
7. Matt Duffy (R) 2B
8. Juan Perez (R) LF
9. Brandon Crawford (L) SS


Kansas City Royals (60-53)
1. Nori Aoki (L) RF
2. Omar Infante (R) 2B
3. Salvador Perez (R) C
4. Billy Butler (R) 1B
5. Alex Gordon (L) LF
6. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF
7. Erik Kratz (R) DH
8. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B
9. Alcides Escobar (R) SS

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