Royals host the Twins in the season opener

Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Pablo Lopez (0-0); Royals: Cole Ragans (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Twins -119, Royals -100; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals host the Minnesota Twins for the season opener.

Kansas City went 56-106 overall and 33-48 at home a season ago. The Royals averaged 8.2 hits per game last season while batting a collective .244.

Minnesota had an 87-75 record overall and a 40-41 record in road games last season. The Twins scored 4.8 runs per game while allowing 4.1 in the 2023 season.

INJURIES: Royals: Jake Brentz: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Josh Taylor: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Massey: 10-Day IL (back), Carlos Hernandez: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Wright: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Twins: Josh Winder: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.