The Twins’ Phil Hughes was so sharp through seven innings Wednesday night that Royals manager Ned Yost kept looking up at the scoreboard and doing a double-take.
Josh Willingham returned to Target Field and hit a bases-clearing double in Kansas City’s five-run fourth inning, and the surging Royals hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night.
Alcides Escobar hit a two-run triple and Yordano Ventura pitched seven effective innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday.
Danny Duffy trudged off the mound with the bases loaded and his team trailing by a run, and took a seat in the dugout to watch Jason Frasor try to bail him out.
James Shields acknowledged that he didn’t have his best stuff Tuesday night.
Jason Vargas threw seven scoreless innings, Raul Ibanez homered in his second game for Kansas City and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 Wednesday.
Joe Mauer drove in two runs before leaving with an injury, Eduardo Nunez homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-2 Tuesday night.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has left Minnesota’s game against the Kansas City Royals with a strained muscle in his right side.
Alcides Escobar tied a career high with four RBIs on two doubles and Salvador Perez homered to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Ricky Nolasco was virtually unhittable a week ago in Minnesota, shutting down the scuffling Royals over eight innings in an easy victory that came amid a three-game sweep.
A comedian from Minnesota is having a little fun at the expense of one of the biggest songs on the radio, Lorde’s “Royals.” Molly Dworsky is a Hopkins native trying to make it big in comedy in Los Angeles. In her new parody video, she sings about not having accomplished much at 26 compared to Lorde, who is still a teenager.
In the late ‘80s, conventional wisdom suggested Bethel would not compete in the MIAC in football. Back then Steve Johnson showed up, and the Royals are playing in their ninth NCAA playoff. He’s got discipline but he’s got a connection to his players that creates a culture.
With 31 games to go, the Minnesota Twins have already set a team record for strikeouts in a season.
James Shields was sharp for 7 1-3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday.