GAME 1 IMPACT PLAYER: Scott Diamond, Twins
The lefthander pitched eight innings for the second consecutive start, improving to 5-0 with a 1.70 ERA in day games.
GAME 2 IMPACT PLAYER: Cole De Vries, Twins
He held the Royals to one run on five hits over six innings, making his one-day big league stint a success.
BY THE NUMBERS
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.