Eduardo Escobar, Twins
A late contributor to the rout, but he finished with two homers, a triple and six RBI.
BY THE NUMBERS
+1 The Twins’ run differential on the season. It was minus-75 on Aug. 3, but they have outscored teams 194-118 since.
10 Shutout victories for the Twins this season.
Royals righthander Ian Kennedy, 0-4 with a 9.57 ERA in August, faces Ervin Santana in the series finale.