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Game 22: Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins

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It’s Singer Day!

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Royals (9-12) @ Minnesota Twins (13-8)

Brady Singer (1-1, 4.50 ERA) vs. Randy Dobnak (3-1, 0.90 ERA)

First pitch - 1:10 p.m. CDT

Series tied 1-1

Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Quick hits:

  • Salvador Perez scratched from starting lineup (blurry vision in left eye), Jakob Junis to IL, Meibrys Viloria recalled

  • In his only start against the Royals, Dobnak tossed 5 13 innings and allowed just one run on three hits

  • In 21 career games against the Twins, Ryan O’Hearn is slashing .306/.424/.531 with two home runs and eight RBIs

  • Trevor Rosenthal is second in the American League with five saves

  • Nicky Lopez bats second today after posting a .368/.478/.632 line over his last seven games. Lopez is 25-for-90 (.278) with eight doubles from the two-hole in his career.

Today’s lineup: