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Probable Pitchers

Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Danny Salazar, RHP
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    Danny Salazar, last 5 years vs. KC
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In 19 innings this season, Salazar has piled up 28 strikeouts against five walks. On Wednesday, the right-hander struck out seven, walked none and gave up four runs in six innings of a win over the Royals.

Jason Vargas, LHP
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Vargas struggled last year against the Tigers -- going just 1-3 with a 6.18 ERA. He is off to a slow start this year overall -- 2-1 with a 5.95 ERA.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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    Carlos Carrasco, last 5 years vs. KC
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Carrasco allowed one hit to the final 11 batters he faced in his last outing on Friday, ending on a high note in a win over Toronto. The right-hander struck out six, walked three and gave up four runs in six innings.

Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy makes the start Wednesday for the Royals against the Indians. He pitched seven strong innings in an 8-1 win over Detroit on Thursday. Duffy last faced Cleveland on Sept. 22 and pitched six scoreless innings in a big Royals win.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Corey Kluber, RHP
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The reigning AL Cy Young winner has gone 0-3 with a 7.27 ERA and a 1.030 opponents' OPS in his last three starts (17 1/3 innings). On Saturday, he was charged with five runs (four earned) in five innings vs. Toronto.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Volquez takes the mound for the Royals in the series finale. Volquez threw six strong innings on Saturday in a 2-1 loss to the Tigers, giving up just five hits and two runs. Vargas has a career 12.19 ERA in three starts vs. Cleveland.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Yordano Ventura, RHP
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David Price, LHP
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Price threw a five-hitter against the Royals last Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium, falling a Lorenzo Cain ninth-inning home run shy of his first shutout with the Tigers. The lefty doesn't have to wait long for the rematch.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
To Be Announced

Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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Sanchez retired his first 15 batters in order in 7 1/3 quality innings last Sunday at Kansas City, improving his record to 6-2 with a 1.40 ERA in eight meetings with the Royals. His mid-April struggles with home runs appear over.

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