KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chicago White Sox revealed a slight lineup change for Opening Day, switching their Nos. 6 and 7 hitters.
Whereas Alexei Ramirez was slated as the No. 7 hitter for the opener at Sunday’s team workout, he was moved to the No. 6 spot before Monday's season opener at Kansas City. Conor Gillaspie was moved from sixth to seventh.
Here is the full updated batting order against Royals right-handed starter Yordano Ventura:
Adam Eaton, center field
Melky Cabrera, left field
Jose Abreu, first base
Adam LaRoche, designated hitter
Avisail Garcia, right field
Alexei Ramirez, shortstop
Conor Gillaspie, third base
Tyler Flowers, catcher
Micah Johnson, second base.
Jeff Samardzija will be the White Sox’s starting pitcher.