Wednesday's Twins-Royals game recap

  • Updated: August 28, 2013 - 11:47 PM

Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez smiles as he passes third base coach Eddie Rodriguez following his two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Casey Fien in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 in Minneapolis. Perez went 4-for-5 with four RBIs, including another two-run home run in the fourth inning. The Royals won 8-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Salvador Perez, Royals

Two home runs, a double and a single, and four RBI. He nearly outhit the Twins by himself.

BY THE NUMBERS

7 Kansas City victories in nine games in Minneapolis, the Royals’ best showing ever.

1,127 Strikeouts on the season by Twins hitters, already the most ever in one year.

11 Errors committed by Trevor Plouffe, one short of Pedro Florimon for the team lead.

ON DECK

The season series against KC comes to a merciful close for the Twins, with Sam Deduno on the mound.

PHIL MILLER

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