"His legs were just real stiff and tired today, and with Dice out there, we tried to take some of the load off Lorenzo -- put him in right and let Dice roam that big center field out there," manager Ned Yost explained.
All three finished the game. Reserve outfielder Raul Ibanez stayed on the bench, and regular left fielder Alex Gordon is out with a wrist injury.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.