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Probable Pitchers

Minnesota Twins @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Phil Hughes, RHP
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    Phil Hughes, last 3 starts
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    Phil Hughes, regular season
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    Phil Hughes, last 5 years vs. KC
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Career stats

Hughes was solid against the Indians on Thursday, giving up one run on four hits over seven innings to get the win. It was the fifth straight quality start for Hughes, who has a 1.89 ERA over that span.

Liam Hendriks, RHP
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    Liam Hendriks, last 3 starts
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    Liam Hendriks, regular season
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    Liam Hendriks, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Career stats

This start originally belonged to Yordano Ventura, but the rookie right-hander was scratched on Tuesday due to mid-back tightness. Hendriks will be promoted from Triple-A Omaha to make the start.

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Minnesota Twins @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Tommy Milone, LHP
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    Tommy Milone, last 3 starts
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    Tommy Milone, regular season
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    Tommy Milone, last 5 years vs. KC
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Career stats

Milone was given plenty of run support on Friday against the Tigers, but couldn't get through five innings to get the win. The lefty gave up five runs (three earned) on 10 hits to get a no-decision.

Jeremy Guthrie, RHP
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    Jeremy Guthrie, last 3 starts
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    Jeremy Guthrie, regular season
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    Jeremy Guthrie, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Career stats

Guthrie has won five of his last six starts. He went eight innings last Saturday night, holding the Rangers to one run on five hits. In those six games, he has a 3.57 ERA and has won games with outings of nine, eight and seven innings.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
To Be Announced

Jason Vargas, LHP
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    Jason Vargas, last 3 starts
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    Jason Vargas, regular season
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    Jason Vargas, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

After allowing just one run in 16 innings of back-to-back wins, Vargas had a bumpy outing on Sunday at Texas. Despite giving up 11 hits and four walks, he minimized the damage -- three runs (two earned) in six innings.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
To Be Announced

James Shields, RHP
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    James Shields, last 3 starts
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    James Shields, regular season
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    James Shields, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

After pitching in four straight wins in August, Shields was cuffed around for 10 hits and six runs in a loss to the Yankees. He gave up two homers but also several seeing-eye hits. At 185 innings, he's on pace for 200 for the eighth straight year.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
To Be Announced

Danny Duffy, LHP
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    Danny Duffy, last 3 starts
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    Danny Duffy, regular season
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    Danny Duffy, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

Duffy had a smooth performance on Tuesday against the Twins, holding them to one run in 6 2/3 innings. The trouble was that he got zero run support for the sixth time. Meantime, he's given up one run or no runs in 14 of his starts.

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