Kansas City Royals
Billy Butler had three hits and three RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals’ bullpen picked up struggling starter Luke Hochevar with four scoreless innings in a 10-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
Tony Abreu is making the most of his limited chances and that could earn more playing time.
Joe Mauer hit a grand slam and Chris Parmelee added a three-run shot and the Minnesota Twins outlasted the Kansas City Royals 8-7 to complete a sweep of a doubleheader Saturday.
Cole De Vries likes to face the Kansas City Royals. Justin Morneau drove in two runs and Minnesota rookie De Vries beat the Royals again 3-1 on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
Ryan Doumit put his name in the Twins’ record book Sunday, accomplishing something no Minnesota player had done in 20 years.
Trevor Plouffe homered twice, Josh Willingham and Drew Butera had one each and the Minnesota Twins came back from four runs down to take a big lead, then held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-8 Sunday.
“It’s a beautiful day for baseball … let’s play two!” Legendary Cubs third baseman Ernie Banks once uttered those famous words, and they became his trademark.
Joe Mauer homered, rookie Cole De Vries threw six strong innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday to sweep a day-night doubleheader.
The Minnesota Twins and catcher Ryan Doumit have agreed to a new $7 million, two-year contract.
Rain postponed the Minnesota Twins’ Saturday matinee at Target Field against the Kansas City Royals to June 30.
Alex Gordon and Billy Butler each hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Friday night for their third straight win.
The Minnesota Twins will honor their home city’s previous professional team with a special turn-back-the-clock game this summer.
Jim Thome hit his 596th career home run and Joe Nathan picked up the save for the second day in a row to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
Michael Cuddyer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Joe Nathan did his job as the new closer Saturday night, giving the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning off Matt Capps to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory Friday night over Minnesota, the seventh blown save this season for the Twins’ closer to match the major league lead.