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Wednesday’s Royals-Twins lineups, pitching probables and TV info

Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey (6-9, 4.17 ERA) faces Royals right-hander Kris Medlen (3-1, 4.88 ERA) tonight in the rubber match of a three-game series between the first- and second-place teams in the American League Central.
Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey (6-9, 4.17 ERA) faces Royals right-hander Kris Medlen (3-1, 4.88 ERA) tonight in the rubber match of a three-game series between the first- and second-place teams in the American League Central. The Associated Press

Here are the lineups as Royals right-hander Kris Medlen (3-1, 4.88 ERA) faces Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey (6-9, 4.17 ERA) in the rubber match of a three-game series between the first- and second-place teams in the American League Central. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. at Kauffman Stadium. Fox Sports Kansas City will televise the game.

TWINS (71-67)

1. Aaron Hicks, RF.

2. Brian Dozier, 2B.

3. Joe Mauer, DH.

4. Kennys Vargas, 1B.

5. Eddie Rosario, LF.

6. Eduardo Nunez, 3B.

7. Eduardo Escobar, SS.

8. Kurt Suzuki, C.

9. Byron Buxton, CF.

ROYALS (83-55)

1. Ben Zobrist, 2B.

2. Alex Gordon, LF.

3. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

4. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

5. Kendrys Morales, DH.

6. Mike Moustakas, 3B.

7. Salvador Perez, C.

8. Alex Rios, RF.

9. Alcides Escobar, SS.

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