Whit Merrifield will try to continue his 11-game hitting streak when Kansas City plays Detroit
Christin Stewart hit his first two big-league homers and drove in six runs Thursday night, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 11-8
Tyler Austin hit one of Minnesota's four home runs, Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh and the Twins beat the Royals 9-6 to avoid a four-game sweep
Royals first. Whit Merrifield grounds out to third base, Ehire Adrianza to Tyler Austin. Adalberto Mondesi singles to center field. Alex Gordon singles to left field. Adalberto Mondesi to second. With Ryan O'Hearn batting, Adalberto Mondesi caught stealing third. Ryan O'Hearn doubles to deep right field. Alex Gordon scores. Rosell Herrera doubles to deep center field. Ryan O'Hearn scores. Brian Goodwin strikes out swinging.
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Twins second. Ehire Adrianza called out on strikes. Tyler Austin flies out to center field to Brian Goodwin. Johnny Field singles to left center field. Chris Gimenez singles to left field. Johnny Field to second. Jorge Polanco singles to center field. Chris Gimenez to second. Johnny Field scores. Eddie Rosario lines out to deep right center field to Rosell Herrera.
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 2, Twins 1.
Ian Kennedy pitched six innings to earn his first win since the first week of April, Alex Gordon drove in five runs and the Royals beat the Twins 10-3 on Saturday night
Royals first. Whit Merrifield doubles to deep left center field. Adalberto Mondesi grounds out to second base, Logan Forsythe to Joe Mauer. Whit Merrifield to third. Alex Gordon grounds out to second base, Ehire Adrianza to Joe Mauer. Whit Merrifield scores. Salvador Perez strikes out swinging.
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Twins second. Jake Cave strikes out on a foul tip. Willians Astudillo flies out to center field to Whit Merrifield. Max Kepler walks. Ehire Adrianza singles to right field, advances to 2nd. Max Kepler scores. Gregorio Petit grounds out to shortstop, Adalberto Mondesi to Ryan O'Hearn.
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 left on. Twins 1, Royals 1.
Salvador Perez hits game-ending grand slam as Kansas City Royals beat Minnesota Twins 8-4
Royals first. Whit Merrifield grounds out to shortstop, Jorge Polanco to Joe Mauer. Adalberto Mondesi walks. With Alex Gordon batting, Adalberto Mondesi steals second. Alex Gordon flies out to left field to Robbie Grossman. Salvador Perez singles to right field. Adalberto Mondesi scores. Hunter Dozier strikes out swinging.
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 left on. Royals 1, Twins 0.
Royals second. Ryan O'Hearn walks. Jorge Bonifacio singles to center field. Ryan O'Hearn to second. Brian Goodwin reaches on a fielder's choice to shallow infield. Jorge Bonifacio to second. Ryan O'Hearn out at third. Rosell Herrera walks. Brian Goodwin to second. Jorge Bonifacio to third. Whit Merrifield out on a sacrifice fly to deep center field to Jake Cave. Brian Goodwin to third. Jorge Bonifacio scores. Adalberto Mondesi grounds out to second base, Gregorio Petit to Joe Mauer.
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 2, Twins 0.
Salvador Perez and Jorge Bonifacio hit back-to-back homers during a four-run sixth inning, Heath Fillmyer pitched into the eighth and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4
Twins second. Robbie Grossman doubles to deep right field. Jake Cave homers to center field. Robbie Grossman scores. Ehire Adrianza grounds out to second base, Rosell Herrera to Hunter Dozier. Max Kepler grounds out to second base, Rosell Herrera to Hunter Dozier. Tyler Austin strikes out swinging.
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Twins 2, Royals 0.
Royals fifth. Rosell Herrera called out on strikes. Cam Gallagher strikes out swinging. Whit Merrifield walks. Adalberto Mondesi reaches on error to shortstop, advances to 3rd. Whit Merrifield scores. Fielding error by Jorge Polanco. Alex Gordon called out on strikes.
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 left on. Twins 2, Royals 1.