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Series preview: Padres head to Kansas City to face Royals

The AL Central tour continues.

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San Diego Padres vs. Kansas City Royals, August 26-28, 2022

Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO

TV: Bally Sports San Diego


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The Padres head back out on the road to the midwest to face the Kansas City Royals.

Here’s a look at what we can expect:

Projected Starters

Friday, 5:10 p.m. PST

TBD vs. Kris Bubic

Saturday, 4:10 p.m. PST


Sunday, 11:10 a.m. PST

TBD vs. Andrew Lynch

Projected Lineups

San Diego Padres

  1. Jurickson Profar (S) LF
  2. Juan Soto (L) RF
  3. Manny Machado (R) 3B
  4. Brandon Drury (R) DH
  5. Jake Cronenworth (L) 2B
  6. Wil Myers (R) 1B
  7. Trent Grisham (L) CF
  8. Ha-Seong Kim (R) SS
  9. Jorge Alfaro (R) C

Kansas City Royals

  1. MJ Melendez (L) C
  2. Bobby Witt Jr. (R) 3B
  3. Salvador Perez (R) DH
  4. Michael Massey (L) 2B
  5. Michael A. Taylor (R) CF
  6. Kyle Isbel (L) LF
  7. Hunter Dozier (R) 1B
  8. Nicky Lopez (L) SS
  9. Drew Waters (S) RF