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Edinson Volquez leads Royals into series with Athletics

Edinson Volquez will start for the Royals in the first game of their weekend series in Oakland.
Edinson Volquez will start for the Royals in the first game of their weekend series in Oakland. JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Here are the pitching matchups for this weekend at O.co Coliseum:

Friday, 9:05 p.m.: RHP Edinson Volquez (7-4, 3.33 ERA) vs. RHP Jesse Hahn (5-5, 3.40 ERA)

Saturday, 3:05 p.m.: RHP Chris Young (6-3, 2.83 ERA) vs. LHP Scott Kazmir (4-4, 2.70 ERA).

Sunday, 3:05 p.m.: RHP Jeremy Guthrie (5-5, 5.90 ERA) vs. RHP Jesse Chavez (4-6, 2.90 ERA).

FROM THE STAR

The Royals discussed the upcoming series with Oakland.

THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)

70.0 percent.

HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC

“California Nights” by Best Coast.

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