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Twins remain high on Wednesday starter Hendriks

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KANSAS CITY -- After a rough opening performance in Baltimore, the Twins will be looking for an improved outing from right-hander Liam Hendriks when he starts Wednesday against the Royals .

Hendriks lasted just 4 2/3 innings against the Orioles, allowing eight hits and four runs.

"We expect him to give us a good opportunity to win the game," general manager Terry Ryan said. "The last outing was sketchy, but I don't think I should put any pressure on him. He's capable of giving us good outings."

Hendriks went 9-3 with a 2.20 earned run average at Triple-A Rochester last year, but was 1-8 with a 5.59 ERA in 16 starts for the Twins.

Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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