Royals, Chen Blank Twins 1-0
The Twins saw their 3-game win streak get snapped Tuesday night when they lost 1-0 at Kansas City. Bruce Chen threw 7 shutout innings with 4 hits allowed to get the win. Francisco Liriano pitched well for the Twins allowed just 4 hits, 1 walk and 1 earned run in 6 innings with 8 strikeouts but takes the loss and drops to 1-6. Brian Dozier had 2 hits for the Twins.
Minnesota drops to 21-34 and will play the rubber game of the 3-game series at Kansas City tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Righthander Nick Blackburn (1-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Felipe Paulino (3-1) toes the rubber for the Royals.