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CORRECTS PITCHER TO LIAM HENDRIKS, INSTEAD OF PHIL HUGHES - Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Liam Hendriks throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Wednesday's recap: Kansas City 6. Twins 1

  • August 28, 2014 - 12:03 AM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Liam Hendriks, Royals

The former Twin held his old team to just one run over seven innings, giving Royals’ offense time to rev up.

BY THE NUMBERS

6.06 Hendriks’ career ERA in 28 starts for the Twins

38 Doubles by Trevor Plouffe, most ever in a single season by a Twins third baseman

4 Runs allowed by Phil Hughes, equaling his total from four previous August starts

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The Twins will try to score more than one run for Tommy Milone, who will face Jeremy Guthrie in the series finale.

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