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Probable Pitchers

Texas Rangers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Austin Bibens-Dirkx, RHP
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Bibens-Dirkx will start Wednesday for southpaw Yohander Mendez, who was optioned back to the Minors for violating a team rule. Bibens-Dirks is 2-3 with a 4.47 ERA through 11 starts with Triple-A Round Rock this season.

Jakob Junis, RHP
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Junis will start the series finale against the Rangers. He allowed three homers -- two solo shots and a grand slam by Evan Gattis -- last time out against the Astros en route to his fourth straight loss.

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Kansas City Royals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy will start the series opener against the Astros Friday in Houston. He had a shaky outing on Saturday against the Astros' lineup, allowing six earned runs across six innings.

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Kansas City Royals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy allowed five runs in six innings in a loss to the Rangers on Monday and is looking for his first win since April 7. He's 4-1 all time vs. the Astros, and his 1.99 ERA against them and the Reds is the best against any club he's faced.

To Be Announced

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Kansas City Royals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
To Be Announced

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