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Game 88: Royals at Twins

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Good news and bad news as the Twins keep trying to beat up bad teams

Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports

First Pitch: 7:10 pm CDT
TV: FSN
Radio: WCCO830, TIBN
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Good news and bad news for your game thread today.

Good news: The Twins have a winning streak going. They just swept the woeful Orioles over four games.
Bad news: The Twins don't have a very good record either. They are 39-48 overall

Good news: The Twins are playing another pretty-bad team, the Royals
Bad news: The Twins have actually lost two-of-three against KC so far this season.

Good news: All-star pitcher Jose Berrios is on the mound for the Twins
Bad news: The Royals have hit .308/.357/.523 against Berrios in his career.

Good news: Danny Duffy and his 5.19 ERA is the pitcher for Kansas City
Bad news: The entire Twins organization is currently hitting .238/.309/.400 at the big league level.

Today's Lineups (you decide if this is good or bad news)

KANSAS CITY ROYALS MINNESOTA TWINS
Whit Merrifield - 2B Joe Mauer - 1B
Jorge Bonifacio - RF Eddie Rosario - LF
Mike Moustakas - 3B Brian Dozier - 2B
Salvador Perez - C Eduardo Escobar - 3B
Lucas Duda - 1B Robbie Grossman - RF
Rosell Herrera - CF Mitch Garver - DH
Alex Gordon - LF Max Kepler - CF
Alcides Escobar - SS Jorge Polanco - SS
Adalberto Mondesi - DH Bobby Wilson - C
Danny Duffy - LHP Jose Berrios - RHP