The Minnesota Twins are set to take on the Kansas City Royals tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Fresh off a series split with the AL Central’s Detroit Tigers, the Twins will look to make another strong offensive statement. After getting hit around Target Field just a little over a week ago by the Royals, Minnesota will look to bounce back.
Minnesota Twins (58-72)
Brian Dozier 2B
Joe Mauer 1B
Kansas City Royals (72-58)
Jarrod Dyson CF
Alex Gordon LF
Billy Butler 1B
Lorenzo Cain RF
- Danny Santana is still manning center field. He is likely a huge regression candidate next year as his projectibles are lower than how he has performed this season, however, it would be nice to get a gauge as to what kind of shortstop he is.
- The Twins heart of the order has really rounded into a nice little trio the past couple of weeks.
- The Royals have moved Escobar up to second in the order, not sure if that is an effort to jumpstart his bat or because Christian Colon is getting the rare start tonight.
- The Twins have to face Josh Willingham on his new turf for the first time tonight, he burned them plenty in his return to Target Field.
First pitch tonight is scheduled for 7:10pm central time. The game can be seen on Fox Sports North and heard on the Twins Radio Network.