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Minnesota Twins (22-16)


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@ Oak 
L 2-5
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@ Oak 
W 14-4
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@ KC 
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST6:10 PM CST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
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@ KC 
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST5:10 PM CST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT
@ KC 
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST12:10 PM CST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE12:10 PM CT

Daniel Lynch looks to continue to impress as Royals host Twins

Daniel Lynch has been the best of the Kansas City Royals' four first-round picks from the 2018 draft. The Royals need him to prove it once again as they host the Minnesota Twins for the first of a three-game series Friday.

The Twins will hand the ball to left-hander Devin Smeltzer (0-0, 1.80 ERA) to face Lynch (2-2, 3.30).

The Twins come into the game after an off day, while the Royals fell to the White Sox 7-4 Thursday afternoon as Chicago claimed a rare five-game series 3-2.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Kepler.259
HR: B. Buxton11
RBI: J. Polanco22
SB: L. Arraez2
W: J. Ryan4
Saves: E. Pagán5
K: J. Ryan36
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 2216.579-
Chi White Sox 1919.5003
Cleveland 1619.4574.5
Kansas City 1423.3787.5
Detroit 1325.3429
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (13)
Runs: 156 (16)
Hits: 299 (15)
Home Runs: 40 (8)
Stolen Bases: 9 (28)
OBP: .320 (8)
SLG: .394 (8)
Total Bases: 489 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.35 (5)
Runs Allowed: 135 (4)
Saves: 9 (17)
Strikeouts: 330 (10)
OpBA: .229 (13)
OBP: .294 (10)
SLG: .383 (21)
Run Support: 4.18 (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/19 T. Larnach Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/18 C. Correa Removed From 10-Day IL (Right middle finger contusion)
5/18 R. Lewis Sent to Minors
5/17 D. Bundy Removed From 10-Day IL (COVID-19 injured list (positive test))
5/17 J. Cotton Designated for Assignment
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/11 D. Coulombe Left hip impingement (on 15-day IL)
5/9 C. Paddack Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day IL)
5/8 T. Larnach Right groin strain (on 10-day IL)
5/6 L. Arraez COVID-19 injured list (positive test) (10-day IL)
5/6 D. Bundy COVID-19 injured list (positive test) (10-day IL)
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