Feeling confident, the Kansas City Royals aim to move closer to their goal of reaching .500 by the All-Star break. Sitting on a four-game winning streak, the Royals meet the Minnesota Twins for two games Saturday at Target Field. Scott Diamond takes the mound for the Twins in the first game. Suburban Minneapolis native Cole De Vries called up from Triple A Rochester likely will pitch the second game for Minnesota.
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92-year-old driver killed in rural Scott County crash
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Twins sweep Royals in doubleheader
The Twins took two from the Kansas City Royals Saturday in a doubleheader at Target Field. Solid pitching by Scott Diamond and a home run by Trevor Plouffe helped the Twins beat the Royals 7-2 in the daytime opener, while Cole De Vries scattered five hits over six innings and Josh Willingham hit a homer in the Twins' 5-1 win the nightcap.
Marquis, Willingham help Twins break losing streak with 7-4 win over Royals
The Twins kicked their six-game losing streak to the curb by beating Kansas City 7-4 at Target Field. Jason Marquis pitched six solid innings and Josh Willingham had three hits for the Twins, who open a west coast road trip in Anaheim Monday.
Twins seek third straight victory against Royals
Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano will get a chance to improve his 2-7 record when he's back on the mound at Target Field Sunday afternoon. Minnesota is going for their third consecutive win over the Kansas City Royals after sweeping Saturday's doubleheader. Kansas City will try to split the four-game set with lefty Bruce Chen on the hill.
Royal rock Twins, 9-1
The Twins' three game winning streak came to a screeching halt last night as they were routed by the Royals, 9-to-1 at Target Field. Royals starter Will Smith shutout the Twins over the first seven innings. Minnesota didn’t score until the eighth inning when Ryan Doumit singled in a run.
Streaky Twins try to turn it around against A's
The Minnesota Twins (36-50), are still looking to get back on track after dropping five of six following a season-high five-game winning streak. One bright spot: Minnesota All-Star catcher Joe Mauer is batting .444 (16 for 36) in his last nine home games. Suburban Minneapolis native Cole De Vries will start for the Twins Saturday night against the visiting Oakland A's.
Doumit, Deduno lead Twins to 7-5 win over Royals
Ryan Doumit hit two solo home runs and finished with four RBIs as pitcher Samuel Deduno gained his first big-league victory. The Twins took two out of three games in Kansas City. Their road trip continues in Chicago on Monday with Francisco Liriano on the mound.
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