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Friday's recap: Kansas City at Twins

  • August 15, 2014 - 11:58 PM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Alcides Escobar, Kansas City

The shortstop was 2-for-4 with three RBI.

BY THE NUMBERS

16 Consecutive games with a hit for Joe Mauer, tying his career-high hitting streak set in 2008.

99 Miles per hour on a fastball thrown by Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera in the seventh inning.

3:23 Time needed to review if Trevor Plouffe had been picked off third base in the fourth. He was ruled safe.

ON DECK

Phil Hughes is 4-5 with a 5.17 ERA in 13 starts at Target Field. He will face young flamethrower Yordano Ventura.

La VELLE E. NEAL III

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