Twins Blank Royals 6-0 To Complete Sweep
The Twins defeated the Royals 6-0 in Kansas City Sunday to complete a 4-game sweep. Minnesota scored 3 first inning runs to support Brian Duensing. Duensing threw 8 shutout innings with 6 hits allowed and 4 strikeouts. He gets the win and improves to 3-5. Jason Repko went 2-4 with 3 RBIs, Luke Hughes went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and Matt Tolbert drove in 2 runs for the Twins. Minnesota is 21-37 and will begin a 4-game series at Clevleand at 6:05 tonight, pregame on WJON at 5:35. Righthander Scott Baker (2-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Josh Tomlin (7-2) toes the rubber for the Indians. Minnesota has played the last 2 games without Denard Span (neck) and Justin Morneau (sore wrist).