Kyle Gibson, Twins
Making his first big-league start, he held the Royals to two runs over six innings.
By the NUMBERS
11 Games in hitting streak for Trevor Plouffe, tying for the second-longest by a Twins player this year.
53 Pitches thrown by Royals righthander Wade Davis in the first inning.
Twins righthander Kevin Correia, who has given up three or fewer runs in each of his past four outings, will start against the Royals' Ervin Santana.
LA Velle E. NEAL III