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Danny Duffy returns to action as Royals open four-game series in Boston

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Here are the pitching matchups for this weekend’s four-game series at Fenway Park:

Thursday, 6:10 p.m.: LHP Danny Duffy (6-5, 4.03 ERA) vs. LHP Wade Miley (9-9, 4.58 ERA).

Friday, 6:10 p.m.: RHP Johnny Cueto (9-7, 2.46 ERA) vs. LHP Henry Owens (1-1, 6.19 ERA).

Saturday, 6:10 p.m.: RHP Yordano Ventura (7-7, 4.82 ERA) vs. RHP Matt Barnes (3-3, 6.59 ERA).

Sunday, 12:35 p.m.: RHP Edinson Volquez (11-7, 3.20 ERA) vs. LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (7-5, 4.48 ERA).

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