Jason Vargas, Kansas City
The veteran lefthander saw his scoreless-innings streak end at 17 innings but still coasted in beating the Twins for the third time this season.
BY THE NUMBERS
0.96 Vargas' ERA in four starts against the Twins this season.
8 Consecutive series victories for the Royals, who moved two games ahead of idle Detroit in the AL Central.
72 Career ejections for Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, including five this season.
4 Home runs in the past six games by Oswaldo Arcia.