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Tuesday Thread: A's at Royals

It's Duffy Day at Kauffman Stadium!

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

If the Royals want to win a Wild Card spot, they can't afford to lose many more games. Losing any matchups with Danny Duffy on the mound is inexcusable at this point. Tonight, Duffy will oppose Jharel Cotton, who has thrown just 6.1 major-league innings.

This is a must-win game.

Here's the lineup. New dad Salvador Perez makes his return:

Did you know: Royals catcher Salvador Johan Perez has two children: Salvador Johan Perez Jr., and Johan Salvador Perez. Creativity is overrated, isn't it?