Twins Edge Royals To Take 3 of 4 on the Weekend
The Twins defeated Kansas City 10-8 Sunday afternoon to win 3 out of 4 against the Royals over the weekend. Minnesota came from down 5-1 to score 5 runs in the 6th inning to lead 6-5. Josh Willingham had a 3-run homerun and Trevor Plouffe homered twice for Minnesota. Drew Butera added a 3-run homerun in the 8th inning to boost the Twins to the win. Plouffe has a team leading 18 homeruns this season. Jeff Gray threw 1 inning of scoreless relief to get the win.
Minnesota is 33-45 and are 8 1/2 games back of the White Sox for first place in the American League Central. The Twins are 2 1/2 games back of the Royals for 4th place in the AL Central. The Twins play at Detroit at 6:05 Monday night beginning a 4-game series, pregame on WJON at 5:35.