TWINS 8, ROYALS 5
Miguel Sano belted a two-run homer, Eddie Rosario hit a three-run double and Minnesota snapped a four-game skid with a victory over Kansas City.
Lance Lynn (3-4) pitched six effective innings to win his second consecutive start.
Sano extended his hitting streak against the Royals to 15 games. He is batting .373 with six home runs and 26 RBIs in those 15 games.
Mitch Garver added a two-run double in the ninth.
Fernando Rodney got four outs for his 11th save in 14 chances. He gave up a ninth-inning homer to Jorge Soler.
Jon Jay had four hits for the Royals, including three doubles. Kansas City went 4 for 19 with runners in scoring position and stranded 12 overall.
Jakob Junis (5-4) permitted three runs in six innings.
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