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Royals Probable Pitchers

All Times Central. Subject to change.
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Yankees @ Royals
At Kauffman Stadium
TV: YES, FSKC, MLBN (out-of-market only)
LHP
3-3, 5.16 ERA, 40 SO
Happ's up-and-down results continued in his most recent start, as he surrendered six runs and nine hits to the Orioles, yet escaped with a no-decision. The lefty's four-seam fastball has been hit particularly hard this season.
RHP
3-5, 5.69 ERA, 47 SO
Junis is coming off his longest outing of the season Saturday against the Angels, as he went seven innings, giving up five runs and six hits while striking out six.
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Yankees @ Royals
At Kauffman Stadium
TV: WPIX, FSKC
Makeup of 5/24 PPD
TBD
RHP
0-5, 6.04 ERA, 48 SO
Lopez, winless in 10 outings (nine starts) this season, will pitch the nightcap of Saturday's twin bill, bumping Kansas City's originally scheduled starter for this game, Danny Duffy, to Sunday.
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Yankees @ Royals
At Kauffman Stadium
TV: FSKC, YES
RHP
9-1, 2.60 ERA, 57 SO
German became the Majors' first nine-game winner last time out in Baltimore, though he completed just five frames. German has won his last six starts since April 23, posting a 2.72 ERA and limiting opponents to a .210 average over that span.
LHP
3-1, 3.45 ERA, 23 SO
Duffy earned his third straight win with a 5-1 triumph over the Angels on Sunday. Duffy gave up five hits and one run over six innings while striking out five.
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Royals @ White Sox
At Guaranteed Rate Field
TV: NBCSCH, FSKC
RHP
4-5, 6.13 ERA, 44 SO
Bailey struggled Wednesday against the Cardinals, giving up five runs and four hits in 1 2/3 innings. Bailey gave up a three-run home run in the first inning to Marcell Ozuna, then a two-run homer to Matt Carpenter in the second inning.
RHP
3-4, 6.96 ERA, 35 SO
The White Sox lost the veteran right-hander’s first five starts of the year, but in Nova’s last five, the team has a 4-1 record. He has made three quality starts in that stretch, although he has a 5.65 ERA.
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Royals @ White Sox
At Guaranteed Rate Field
TV: NBCSCH, FSKC
RHP
3-5, 4.43 ERA, 45 SO
Keller got his first win in more than a month when the Royals beat the Cardinals on Wednesday. Keller went seven-plus innings and gave up just two hits and two runs, though he walked four and hit two batters.
RHP
6-1, 2.77 ERA, 59 SO
Giolito has transformed himself into one of the top pitchers in the American League. In his last six starts, spanning 36 innings, Giolito has a 1.25 ERA and 41 strikeouts with a .169 batting average against.
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