IMPACT PLAYER: Trevor Plouffe, Twins
The third baseman went 3-for-4, with two doubles, a triple and two RBI, raising his average to .313.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 Rookie pitchers for the Royals on Sunday: Yordano Ventura, Justin Marks and Michael Mariot.
274 Pitchers who have won a game for the Twins, now that Phil Hughes was added to the list Sunday.
.423 Batting average for Kurt Suzuki on the road.
4-2 The Twins’ record vs. the Royals this season. They went 4-15 vs. the Royals last season.
The Twins will enjoy an off day in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Monday. On Tuesday, they open a three-game series against the Rays at Tropicana Field.