GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Melky Cabrera, Kansas City

The veteran outfielder went 4-for-5 with an RBI.

BY THE NUMBERS

17 Consecutive games with a hit against the Twins for Mike Moustakas, the longest active streak of any opponent.

36 Home runs for Moustakas, tying Steve Balboni for the Royals’ single-season record.

8-5 The Twins’ record against Kansas City this season.

ON DECK

Lefthander Onelki Garcia will start for Kansas City on Saturday. He defected from Cuba in 2010 and was drafted by the Dodgers in 2012. Since then, he has been claimed off waivers by the White Sox, released, pitched in Mexico and signed by the Royals.

La VELLE E. NEAL III