Royals Vs. Twins: Game Time, TV Info And More

July 14, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Luke Hochevar (44) delivers a pitch in the first inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE

The Royals will look to turn things around with a three-game series against last-place Minnesota.

The bottom two teams in the AL Central will look to turn things around with a three-game series in Kansas City on Friday night.

The Royals are 2-5 since the All-Star Break and have lost eight of their last 10. The Twins also are 2-5 since the All-Star Break and have lost nine of 12. The Royals are 3-6 against Minnesota this year, losing two of three games in an early-June series in Kansas City.

The Royals send Luke Hochevar to the mound. Hochevar has turned things around since a rough start to the year, posting a 3-1 record and 2.75 ERA in his last five starts. Minnesota will counter with Nick Blackburn, who is making his return to the Major Leagues after a rough start and demotion to Triple-A.

Here is what you need to follow tonight's game:

Game time: 7:10pm CT

Where: Kauffman Stadium

Probable starters: Luke Hochevar (6-8, 5.16 ERA) vs. Nick Blackburn (4-5, 8.10 ERA)

TV: Fox Sports KC

Radio: 610 KCSP

Read more on the Royals at Royals Review and SB Nation Kansas City. Head over to Twinkie Town for more on the Twins. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Kansas City

You must be a member of SB Nation Kansas City to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Kansas City. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Kansas City

You must be a member of SB Nation Kansas City to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Kansas City. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.