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Danny Duffy
2.81 2-1 24
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-3 / 205 NFBC ADP: 96.68
Position: SPBorn: 12/21/1988 Birthplace: Goleta, California
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 3rd Round by Royals (2007)

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Apr. 26 7:29 AM PT8:29 AM MT9:29 AM CT10:29 AM ET10:29 ET14:29 GMT22:29 7:29 AM MST9:29 AM EST9:59 AM VEN18:29 UAE9:29 AM CT-Duffy was tagged for six runs and nine hits in 4 2/3 innings of Tuesday's 10-5 loss to the White Sox on Tuesday.
Analysis: He gave up four runs while going 2-0 in his first four starts.
Apr. 21 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Duffy turned in another strong start by tossing 7 1/3 scoreless innings in Thursday's no-decision at Texas. The left-hander yielded four hits and three walks while striking out five.
Analysis: Duffy now sports a glossy 1.32 ERA through four starts and has allowed two runs or less while lasting at least six innings in each of those outings. He's also drastically reduced his home run rate thus far, giving up only two in 27 1/3 innings. The 28-year-old surrendered 27 homers in 179 2/3 innings while posting a 3.51 ERA last season.
Apr. 15 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET0:50 ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST12:20 AM VEN8:50 UAE11:50 PM CT-Duffy allowed three hits over seven innings and Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-1 Friday night.
Analysis: Duffy (2-0) gave up a run on Mike Trout's single in the first, but retired 15 of the last 16 batters he faced. He allowed just one hit after the first, striking out six and walking two while lowering his earned run average to 1.80 and improving to 8-0 in his past 16 Kauffman Stadium starts.
Apr. 9 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET0:16 ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST11:46 PM VEN8:16 UAE11:16 PM CT-Duffy gave up two runs and eight hits in seven innings in Saturday's 7-3 win at Houston.
Analysis: After making his first two starts on the road, Duffy will take the ball in Kansas City against the Angels on Friday. In his lone start against the Royals last season, Duffy allowed three runs and seven hits in six-plus innings.
Apr. 3 5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET20:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST8:00 PM VEN4:30 UAE (+1)7:30 PM CT-After signing a $65 million, five-year contract to assume the role as the ace of the rotation, Duffy's first career opening day start was a dazzler with eight strikeouts over six innings with three hits and three walks Monday at Minnesota, but a bullpen meltdown was the culprit in Kansas City's 7-1 loss.
Analysis: Duffy next takes the ball Saturday at Houston, where he hasn't pitched since April 2016.

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