SCORECARD

SECOND INNING

Kansas City: With Twins starter Ricky Nolasco pitching, Mike Moustakas walked. Salvador Perez singled to left, Moustakas to second. Alex Gordon doubled to right, scoring Moustakas, Perez to third. Alex Rios doubled to right, scoring Perez and Gordon. Royals 3, Twins 0

THIRD INNING

Kansas City: Kendrys Morales walked. Moustakas struck out. Perez homered to left-center, scoring Morales. Royals 5, Twins 0

FOURTH INNING

Twins: With Royals starter Johnny Cueto pitching, Eduardo Nunez walked. Eduardo Escobar flied out to right. Eric Fryer singled to center, Nunez to second. Danny Santana singled to right, scoring Nunez. Royals 5, Twins 1

EIGHTH INNING

Kansas City: With Twins reliever Ryan O'Rourke pitching, Jarrod Dyson walked. Francisco Pena singled to center, Dyson to third. Ben Zobrist hit a sacrifice fly to left, scoring Dyson. Royals 6, Twins 1

Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

A.Escobar ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .257

Pena ph-c 1 0 1 0 0 0 .143

Zobrist 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0 .276

Hosmer 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .297

Cuthbert 1b-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217

Morales dh 1 1 0 0 1 1 .290

Gomes ph-dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 .167

Moustakas 3b 2 1 1 0 1 1 .284

Colon ph-3b-ss 1 0 1 0 1 0 .290

Perez c 3 2 2 2 0 0 .260

Butera c-1b 1 0 0 0 1 0 .196

Gordon lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 .271

Orlando lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249

Rios rf 5 0 1 2 0 2 .255

Dyson cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .250

Totals 36 6 10 6 7 5

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Buxton cf 4 0 0 0 1 2 .209

Robinson lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 .250

Kepler rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 .143

Sano dh 4 0 1 0 1 1 .269

Vargas 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .240

Nunez 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .282

E.Escobar 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .262

Fryer c 2 0 1 0 2 0 .227

Santana ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 .215

Totals 34 1 7 1 6 7

Kansas City 032 000 010 — 6 10 1

Twins 000 100 000 — 1 7 0

E—Zobrist (7). LOB—Kansas City 11, Twins 12. 2B—Gordon (18), Rios (22). HR—Perez (21), off Nolasco. RBI—Zobrist (56), Perez 2 (70), Gordon (48), Rios 2 (32), Santana (21). SB—A.Escobar (17). SF—Zobrist. DP—Kansas City 1.

KANSAS CITY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Cueto W, 4-7 5 6 1 1 4 4 100 4.76

Volquez 2 0 0 0 2 3 37 3.55

Morales 1 1 0 0 0 0 16 3.18

Hochevar 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 3.73

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Nolasco L, 5-2 2⅔ 4 5 5 3 2 53 6.75

Duensing 2⅓ 2 0 0 0 0 34 4.25

Graham 1⅓ 3 0 0 2 1 45 4.95

O'Rourke 1⅔ 1 1 1 1 2 26 6.14

Achter 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 6.75

Inherited runners-scored—O'Rourke 3-0. WP—Graham. Umpires—Home, Brian Knight; First, Vic Carapazza; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Larry Vanover. T—3:11. A—24,108 (39,021).