Kansas City to host Minnesota Wednesday

Minnesota Twins (3-1, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (2-2, fourth in the AL Central)

Kansas City, Kansas; Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Kyle Gibson (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Royals: Homer Bailey (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

LINE: Twins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals play the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals went 36-40 in division play in 2018. Kansas City averaged 8.3 hits per game last year while batting .245 as a team.

The Twins finished 42-34 against AL Central Division opponents in 2018. Minnesota pitchers struck out 8.5 hitters a game last year with a staff WHIP of 1.38.