The Twins host the Kansas City Royals tonight at Target Field after taking a day off Monday.  Minnesota is 3-6 and has lost 3 straight series to begin the season.  Lefthander Brian Duensing gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Jeff Francis toes the rubber for the Royals.  Minnesota is hitting just .214 this season with a league low 3 homeruns.