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Game recap: Royals over Twins

  • April 11, 2013 - 1:49 AM

GAME RECAP

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Billy Butler, Royals

Cannoned a first-inning fastball onto the batter’s eye in center field, the lone run surrendered by Twins starter Liam Hendriks.

BY THE NUMBERS

10 Strikeouts by Joe Mauer in the season’s first nine games, a career-high pace.

190 Combined pitches thrown by starting pitchers Hendriks and Wade Davis in their five-inning starts.

5 Runs scored by the Twins in the three-game series in Kansas City, after scoring 13 against Detroit and 15 at Baltimore.

ON DECK

Vance Worley faces a National League team again as the Mets make their first-ever visit to Target Field on Friday.

Phil MILLER

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