Minnesota (5th - AL Central) at Kansas City (2nd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Tue, Jul 29 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 8:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Minnesota 47-570.7624-2923-2850-4951-53-11.38
Kansas City 53-51-5.0025-2628-2548-5159-4516.90
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPP. Hughes
Prob Wed
Leg
07/27/14
Hughes left his start on Thursday due to a right shin contusion but is expected to make his next scheduled start on Wednesday against the Royals.2-2
$+59
1-3
SPR. Nolasco
Mid August
Elbow
07/29/14
Nolasco is on the 15-day disable list due to flexor pronator stiffness in his right elbow. He has started a throwing program and is hopeful to return around mid-August.9-8
$+275
6-11
1BJ. Mauer
15-day DL
Oblique
07/19/14
Mauer is on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a strained oblique.10-13
$-133
9-14
SPM. Pelfrey
60-day DL
Elbow
06/19/14
Pelfrey is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from surgery on his right elbow. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.36-43
$+39
30-45
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPJ. Vargas
Prob Sat
Abdominal
07/30/14
Vargas is on the 15-day disabled list while recovering from an appendectomy. He is expected to return on Saturday against the Athletics.7-9
$-310
6-10
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Elbow
06/02/14
Hochevar underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the 2014 season.53-52
$-697
48-52
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - Thanks in part to their ability to win inside their division since the All-Star break, the Kansas City Royals have been able to gain a bit of ground despite a rough start. The Royals hope to continue their success inside the American League Central on Tuesday when they host the Minnesota Twins for the first of three games. Kansas City opened the second half by getting swept in Boston before rebounding with series victories over the Chicago White Sox (2-1) and Cleveland Indians (3-1).

 
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Current Conditions - Kansas City
CLOUDY 75 °F
Wind: N 3
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MATCHUP EDGE
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