GAME RECAP

Impact player

Jeremy Guthrie, Royals

The veteran righthander allowed the first batter of the game to score, but no Twin touched home plate after that.

BY THE NUMBERS

25 Runners left on base by the Twins in the first two games of this series

.117 Batting average of Twins third basemen (7-for-60) since Trevor Plouffe went on DL May 22

ON DECK

Righthander Wade Davis will try to protect his perfect record against Minnesota (3-0 in six starts); he’ll face Mike Pelfrey.

PHILL MILLER