Minnesota (5th - AL Central) at Kansas City (1st - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Thu, Aug 28 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 8:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Minnesota 58-72-1.0929-3729-3566-5965-65-10.72
Kansas City 72-586.4533-2939-2959-6475-5526.14
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SSE. Escobar
Ques Sat
Shoulder
09/19/14
Escobar has missed the last two games with a shoulder injury and is questionable to play Saturday against the Indians.2-0
$+260
2-0
RPG. Perkins
Out indefinitely
Elbow
09/19/14
Perkins is dealing with a an elbow strain and is expected to be shut down for the season.2-0
$+260
2-0
SPT. Milone
Out indefinitely
Neck
09/14/14
Milone has suffered a neck injury but the team expects him to return before the end of the season.4-1
$+392
4-1
SPM. Pelfrey
out for season
Elbow
08/21/14
Pelfrey is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from surgery on his right elbow and will miss the remainder of the season.54-73
$-883
62-61
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPD. Duffy
Prob Mon
Shoulder
09/16/14
Duffy is dealing with rotator cuff inflammation in his left shoulder but is expected to make his next scheduled start on Monday.5-7
$-477
7-4
2BC. Colon
Out indefinitely
Finger
09/17/14
Colon has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a broken middle finger and there is no timetable for his recovery.6-8
$-465
8-5
RPM. Mariot
60-day DL
Hamstring
08/28/14
Mariot has been placed on the 60-day disabled list due to a strained right hamstring.9-11
$-603
9-10
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.83-69
$+242
68-76
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Kansas City Royals have scored all their runs in the series in their final at-bat and look to finish off a sweep of Minnesota when they host the visiting Twins on Thursday. Kansas City tallied six times in the bottom of the eighth inning in a 6-1 win on Wednesday, one night after Alex Gordon hit a game-winning two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth for a 2-1 victory. The Royals hold a 2 1/2-game lead over the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central.

 
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