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Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) begins to celebrate after hitting a two-run home run during the ninth inning for a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/MCT)

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Tuesday's recap: Kansas City 2, Twins 1

  • August 27, 2014 - 12:42 AM

GAME RECAP

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Alex Gordon, Royals

With one swing, he turned KC’s third loss in a row into his second career game-winning home run.

BY THE NUMBERS

0 Runs allowed by Ricky Nolasco over seven innings, his first shutout performance as a Twin.

10 Consecutive games with a hit by Twins rookie Danny Santana, who has 37 hits in August.

2 Walk-off home runs allowed by Glen Perkins in his career.

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