Escobar, Ventura Lead Royals Past Twins, 6-3 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.
Base-Running Blunders Doom Twins In 3-2 Loss In KC 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.
Royals' Offense Shut Down In 2-1 Loss To Twins James Shields acknowledged that he didn't have his best stuff Tuesday night.
Vargas Pitches Royals To Victory, 4-0 Over Twins 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.
Twins Lose Mauer To Injury But Beat Royals 10-2Joe 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.
Mauer Leaves Game With Strained Muscle In Side Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has left Minnesota's game against the Kansas City Royals with a strained muscle in his right side.
Royals Beat Twins 6-1 In Series Opener 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.
Twins Shut Down By Vargas In 5-0 Loss To Royals 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.

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