Game Wrap - Minnesota 10-8 Victors Over Royals
Kansas City pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Trevor Plouffe and it cost them dearly in a 10-8 loss on Sunday at Target Field.
The Twins were a -139 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jeff Gray earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Eric Hosmer in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 13-9 in the game.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face Toronto.