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Game 17: Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

He’s baaaaaack!

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Twins (10-6) @ Kansas City Royals (6-10)

RHP José Berríos (1-1, 4.80 ERA) vs. RHP Brady Singer (0-1, 4.80 ERA)

First pitch - 1:05 p.m. CDT

Royals lead the series 2-0

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Quick hits:

  • Hunter Dozier reinstated from the IL, Franchy Cordero placed on IL with sprained wrist

  • In his last seven games, Salvador Perez is slashing .433/.433/.667 with one home run and three RBIs

  • The Royals rank third in baseball in team batting average (.257) and eighth in slugging (.437.)

  • In 13 starts against the Royals, Berríos has a 4.29 ERA and has allowed seven home runs. At Kauffman Stadium, his career ERA is 4.44 and he strikes out less than seven hitters per nine.

  • In its last five games, Kansas City has scored 30 runs

Today’s lineup: