KC Edges Twins, Take Series 19 Aug 14

 Erik Kratz hit a pair of solo homers to lead the Royals to a 6-4 win over the Twins at Target Field.  Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer in the ninth and Oswaldo Arcia had a solo shot in the seventh for the Twins, who dropped three of four to KC.  Trevor May yielded three runs in four-and-two-thirds frames as he dipped to 0-and-2. 

The Twins begin a three-game series with the Cleveland Indians tonight at Target Field.  Kyle Gibson gets the ball for Minnesota.  He is 11-and-9 with a 3.96 ERA in 23 starts.  Cleveland will counter with right-hander Trevor Bauer, who is 4-and-7 with a 4.35 ERA. Coverage begins at 6;40pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.