FANTASY PLAYER UPDATES & NEWS

Norichika Aoki (groin) is not in the Royals starting lineup on Wednesday.

Aoki was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with groin soreness, but said that he thought he's be able to play Wednesday. With the early start and the fact that he wasn't back to 100-percent, manager Ned Yost opted to keep him on the bench for another day. Lorenzo Cain is over in right field with Jarrod Dyson taking over in center.ANALYST: Howard Bender