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Compiled by Ken Chia

KNOW THIS

Does Dallas Keuchel seem like he has some Cliff Lee in him? They're both from a relatively small group of big-league pitchers to come from the University of Arkansas.

WATCH THIS

In a theoretical world, the Twins still could catch the Royals to win the division. More realistically, they need to avoid a sweep in Kansas City (Game 1: 7:10 p.m., FSN) to stay afloat.

RANDOM FANDOM

"I worry about how he is going to fit in with this offense. Norv isn't exactly a stretch-the-field kind of play caller and Teddy, while capable in my opinion, has yet to prove that he can make those long accurate throws consistently."

— sotapopinski on Mike Wallace at startribune.com.

TWEETED

"Mattek-Sands made Serena go into God Mode to beat her. That was an awesome match."

Jesse Spector of the Sporting News after Rochester's Bethanie Mattek-Sands took a set, but only one, from Serena WiIlliams.

@jessespector