GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Kyle Gibson, Twins

The righthander stopped the Twins’ slide by holding the Royals to one run over 6⅔ innings.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

88 Career saves by Glen Perkins, moving him into sole possession of sixth place in club history.

109 Pitches thrown by Kyle Gibson, one short of his career high.

6-6 Twins’ record against Kansas City at Target Field since the start of 2014.

 

ON DECK

Lefthander Tommy Milone, who threw 7⅔ shutout innings in his start Friday, goes for the Twins on Thursday afternoon. Lefthander Jason Vargas will start for Kansas City.

LA VELLE E. NEAL III