Lucas Duda, Kansas City
The first baseman homered and knocked in three runs and scored twice.
BY THE NUMBERS
9 pitch at-bat for Mitch Garver before his RBI triple in the eighth inning.
6-5 record for Kyle Gibson against Kansas City
Righthander Jakob Junis will come off the 10-day disabled list (back) to make the start Saturday against the Twins. Righthander Lance Lynn, 2-0 with a 4.09 ERA against the Royals this season, will start for the Twins.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III