Here are the pitching matchups for the four-game series with the Orioles at Kauffman Stadium:
Monday, 7:10 p.m.: RHP Kris Medlen (1-0, 2.51 ERA) vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (9-7, 3.97 ERA).
Tuesday, 7:10 p.m.: LHP Danny Duffy (6-6, 4.18 ERA) vs. RHP Miguel Gonzalez (9-9, 4.73 ERA).
Wednesday, 7:10 p.m.: RHP Johnny Cueto (2-2, 3.00 ERA) vs. LHP Wei-Yin Chen (7-6, 3.13 ERA).
Thursday, 1:10 p.m.: RHP Yordano Ventura (8-7, 4.64 ERA) vs. RHP Chris Tillman (9-8, 4.51 ERA).
FROM THE STAR
1. The Royals launched a furious, four-run comeback to complete a bizarre game against the Red Sox.
2. Rustin Dodd spent Sunday evening in Omaha with rehabbing All-Star Alex Gordon.
3. Sam Mellinger wrote a column about the first-place problems of Royals fans.
THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)
HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC
“Fall of the Star High School Running Back” by The Mountain Goats.