05/01/09 5:11 PM ET
DeJesus returns to lineup for Royals
Left fielder missed time due to lower back stiffness
By Thor Nystrom / Special to MLB.com
DeJesus will bat second. Right-hander Kevin Slowey starts for the Twins.
DeJesus said previously that he had not had an MRI or any other tests but that he had undergone heat treatment.
DeJesus last played on Wednesday against Toronto, when he entered the game in the eighth inning to play right field. He did not bat.
Thor Nystrom is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.