Cole De Vries is 3-0 with a 3.06 ERA in his career against Kansas City.

Liam Hendriks now takes the mound against the Royals. He's coming off an excellent outing against Seattle in a game the Twins lost 1-0.

Here's the Twins' lineup"

1. Ben Revere, CF
2. Alexi Casilla, 2B
3. Joe Mauer, 1B
4. Justin Morneau, DH
5. Josh Willingham, LF
6. Chris Parmelee, RF
7. Trevor Plouffe, 3B
8. Drew Butera, C
9. Pedro Florimon, SS

Pitching: RHP Liam Hendriks