Dugout Digest – welcome to Royals Day

We keep rolling along in AL Central week, and will be focusing on the Kansas City Royals today. The Royals had a somewhat shocking year in 2013, winning 85 games and finishing third in the division. It wasn't enough for the Royals to make the playoffs though, and they'll look to right that wrong in 2014.

Yesterday was Twins Day at TOC, and here's your recap.
Season preview
Two biggest weaknesses
Three key questions
Four horsemen

Also yesterday, Ian Kinsler lashed out at the Rangers, Johan Santana signed with the Orioles, and our Ian (Casselberry) looked at the latest injury in the career of Cameron Maybin.

Here are today's televised games and the probable starters.
-Braves vs Phillies (1:05 PM, Beachy vs O'Sullivan)
-Red Sox vs Cardinals (1:05 PM, Capuano vs MIller)
-Tigers vs Astros (1:05 PM, Scherzer vs Harrell)
-Marlins vs Mets (1:10 PM, Fernandez vs Gee)
-Angels vs Giants (3:05 PM, Weaver vs Cain)
-Athletics vs Brewers (3:05 PM, Parker vs Gallardo)
-Royals vs Diamondbacks (3:10 PM, Shields vs Corbin)
-Orioles vs Twins (7:05 PM, Tillman vs Pelfrey)
-Dodgers vs Reds (9:05 PM, Ryu vs Bailey)

Welcome to Royals Day, and enjoy Spring Training, everyone.

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