Twins-Kansas City game recap

  • Updated: July 31, 2013 - 12:10 AM

SURPRISE, AZ - FEBRUARY 21: Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals poses during Photo Day on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Surprise Stadium in Surprise, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Bernacchi/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mike Moustakas ORG XMIT: 159449626

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Mike Moustakas, Kansas City

The third baseman’s two-homer night gave him nine home runs on the year — a third of them coming at Target Field.

BY THE NUMBERS

52 Wins by the Royals, against 51 losses, the first time since 2003 they have been above .500 in July. 2003 also was the last time they finished above .500.

0 Hits by Royals designated hitter Billy Butler, breaking an 18-game hitting streak vs. the Twins

3 Perfect innings by Ryan Pressly, ending his streak of giving up runs in five consecutive games.

ON DECK

Kevin Correia, pitching against Kansas City righthander Jeremy Guthrie, will try to reverse an ugly trend — the Twins have lost five of his past six starts.

PHIL MILLER

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Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 7
Atlanta 0 Postponed
Philadelphia 0
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
NY Yankees 0
Tampa Bay 0 Postponed
Baltimore 0
Cleveland 0 Postponed
Detroit 0
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 11
Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake 7
Seattle - LP: B. Beavan 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr. 5
St. Louis - WP: S. Miller 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada 1
Boston - LP: B. Badenhop 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb 2
Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: L. Harrell 2
Toronto - WP: A. Loup 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 3
NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia 9 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo 0
Oakland - WP: J. Johnson 10 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: Y. Herrera 9
Colorado - WP: J. Nicasio 3 FINAL
San Diego - LP: R. Erlin 2
Los Angeles - LP: B. League 2 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: Y. Petit 3
New York 109 FINAL
Brooklyn 98
Denver 105 FINAL
LA Clippers 117
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