The lefthander pitched eight innings for the second consecutive start, improving to 5-0 with a 1.70 ERA in day games.
He held the Royals to one run on five hits over six innings, making his one-day big league stint a success.
16 Home runs for Josh Willingham and Trevor Plouffe, who share the Twins lead.
11 Home runs for Plouffe in June.
14-13 The Twins' record in June.
Francisco Liriano is 2-2 with a 2.41 ERA in his past six starts. Bruce Chen has seven victories since May 9, including a seven-inning, no-run gem against the Twins on June 5.
|Philadelphia||2||Bottom 9th Inning|
|Seattle||1||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Texas||1||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Colorado||2||Bottom 7th Inning|
|Cincinnati||4||Bottom 7th Inning|
|San Francisco - WP: R. Vogelsong||5||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||1|
|LA Angels||4||Top 6th Inning|
|NY Yankees||2||Top 7th Inning|
|Minnesota||5||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Toronto||1||Bottom 4th Inning|
|Milwaukee||2||Bottom 4th Inning|
|Kansas City - J. Guthrie||8:35 PM|
|Oakland - S. Gray|
|Pittsburgh - E. Volquez||8:40 PM|
|Arizona - V. Nuno|
|Atlanta - M. Minor||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - E. Stults|
|Chicago Cubs - K. Hendricks||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|NY Giants||8/3/14 7:00 PM|
|Indianapolis||8/7/14 6:00 PM|
|San Francisco||8/7/14 6:30 PM|
|New England||8/7/14 6:30 PM|
|Cincinnati||8/7/14 7:00 PM|
|Seattle||8/7/14 8:00 PM|
|Dallas||8/7/14 9:00 PM|
|Sporting Kansas City||0|
|Brt Columbia||9:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/2/14 6:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/7/14 7:30 PM|
|Edmonton||8/8/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||8/8/14 9:00 PM|
|Ottawa||8/9/14 6:30 PM|