TWINS 3, ROYALS 1
Willians Astudillo hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning that lifted Minnesota.
Max Kepler doubled off Jason Hammel (2-13) with two outs in the Twins ninth. Astudillo then hit a drive deep to left field for his third home run of the season.
Trevor Hildenberger (4-3) got two outs to pick up the win.
Minnesota starter Chase De Jong made his Twins debut with four scoreless innings, walking four and striking out five. He arrived from Seattle in a trade for reliever Zach Duke on July 30.
Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals, who were held to three hits.
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