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12-11, 3rd in AL Cent
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Slumping Royals: We are better than our record

The Royals are hoping to turn things around in May after concluding April in the AL Central cellar. Players acknowledged poor play but said the team is better than what its record reflects.

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Sano connects for 3-run homer in Twins' victory (0:22)
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Sano drives in 4 as Twins beat Royals 6-4

Miguel Sano and Joe Mauer hit consecutive two-run doubles in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.

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Twins LHP O'Rourke to undergo elbow surgery

Twins reliever Ryan O'Rourke will have surgery for a partially torn ligament in his left elbow. There is no timetable for his return.

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On Monday, Twins P Phil Hughes recorded his first win vs. the Rangers since May 25, 2009 when he was on the Yankees, snapping a six-game winless streak against Texas. (Photo: Brad Rempel/USA TODAY Sports)

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Sano banned 1 game for 'aggressive actions'

Minnesota's Miguel Sano has been suspended for one game for his role in a benches-clearing incident over the weekend. The players' association has appealed the ban.

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Will Tigers, Twins face discipline over scuffle? (0:51)
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Tempers flare after Tigers' Jones HBP in face

Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd were ejected after the lefty threw a pitch behind the slugger. The incident might have been a retaliation after Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by a pitch.

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Can defense keep AL Central close?

Keeping up with the Indians won't be easy, but thanks to a healthy Lorenzo Cain, the Royals join the Twins and Tigers in bidding to win with improved defense.

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On Friday, the one-year anniversary of Prince's death, the Twins announced plans for a night paying tribute to The Purple One on June 16. In addition to an umbrella giveaway, festivities and honors will include Prince music throughout the ballpark and Prince-themed batting practice shirts and fireworks.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

A scoreless tie was just broken in a bizarre way in Minnesota. With the bases loaded, Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer was in the process of delivering a 3-1 pitch to Jason Castro. Instead, his plant foot slipped off the rubber. Bauer held onto the pitch as he stumbled forward, resulting in a run-scoring balk. He went on to walk Castro anyway.

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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier gives some insight into his musical side.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.8811th
Quality Starts10Tied-20th
WHIP1.247th
BAA.2366th
Runs94Tied-21st
Batting Average.23723rd
On Base Percentage.3299th
Slugging Percentage.37326th

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