Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 4/27/12
By MIKE LIPKA, STATS EditorAs the two teams tied for the AL's worst record begin a weekend series, one of them is probably feeling a bit better than the other.The visiting Kansas City Royals look to win a third straight game for the first time in 2012 on Friday night while extending the Minnesota Twins' skid to six.Both of these clubs are 5-14, but the Royals are hoping they've turned a corner. They won back-to-back games in Cleveland this week following a disheartening 12-game losing streak, which included an 0-10 start at home."We can't lose now," left fielder Alex Gordon joked after Thursday's 4-2 win over the Indians. "It's unbelievable."Kansas City hit four homers in an 8-2 win Wednesday to end its lengthy slide, then used five singles to post a decisive three-run fifth inning Thursday.Manager Ned Yost is taking that as evidence the Royals' luck has turned."That's why those streaks happen," Yost said. "You can't catch a break. You can't find a hole. They're making great plays....
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