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Minnesota Twins (42-37)


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@ Cin
L 1-2
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@ KC
W 2-0
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@ KC
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT
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@ KC
4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST6:45 PM VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 PM CT
@ KC
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE1:10 PM CT

Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) With his pitch count well into triple-digits and the Twins clinging to a one-run lead, even Kyle Gibson thought Paul Molitor was going to bring in a reliever for him.

Then the manager stayed in the dugout with two Royals aboard in the eighth inning.

"I don't want to say I was surprised," Gibson said, "but it showed a lot of confidence in me."

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Leaders
AVG: T. Hunter.270
HR: B. Dozier16
RBI: T. Hunter44
SB: B. Dozier7
W: P. Hughes7
ERA: K. Gibson3.04
Saves: G. Perkins26
K: T. May71
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Kansas City 4432.579-
Minnesota 4237.5323.5
Detroit 3939.5006
Cleveland 3741.4748
Chi White Sox 3442.44710
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .251 (18)
Runs: 331 (15)
Hits: 660 (23)
Home Runs: 64 (24)
Stolen Bases: 37 (19)
OBP: .303 (24)
SLG: .391 (18)
Total Bases: 1030 (21)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.89 (15)
Runs Allowed: 327 (15)
Saves: 28 (3)
Strikeouts: 465 (30)
OpBA: .271 (28)
OBP: .322 (23)
SLG: .418 (22)
Run Support: 4.26 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/2 M. Sano Called Up from Minors
7/1 K. Vargas Sent to Minors
7/1 R. Wheeler Released
6/26 B. Buxton Placed on 15-Day DL (Sprained left thumb)
6/26 A. Hicks Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/25 B. Buxton Sprained left thumb (on 15-day DL)
6/13 A. Hicks Strained right forearm (on 15-day DL)
6/1 R. Nolasco Right ankle impingement (on 15-day DL)
5/11 J. Schafer off 15-day DL
5/9 T. Plouffe Family issues (day-to-day)
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