(1) A lot of star level players are returning this weekend: Ian Kinsler, Brad Lidge and Cliff Lee. Oh, and Ryan Madson is on DL with broken toe from kicking something.
(2) A’s get bad news with Justin Duchscherer and Kurt Suzuki.
(3) Jacoby Ellsbury takes swings off tee.
(4) Lance Berkman tweaks groin.
(5) Justin Morneau returns from back injury.
(6) Chris Getz returns for Royals forcing Alex Gordon to bench.
By Ray Flowers