Contact Us

Twins Blow Late Lead: Lose to Kansas City

Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The Minnesota Twins lost at the hands of the Kansas City Royals by a score of 7-3 Thursday night. The Twins lead 3-2 going into the 6th inning, but Mike Pelfrey surrendered the tying run on a Salvador Perez RBI single in the bottom of the 6th. The Royals added 4 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning off of Jared Burton (0-3).

The Twins scored 3 runs in the top of the 1st inning. Jamey Carroll scored on a wild pitch, and Ryan Doumit added a 2-run homerun to give starterĀ  Mike Pelfrey an early 3 run lead. The Royals scored 2 in the bottom of the 2nd inning, but wouldn’t score again until the 6th. Mike Pelfrey pitched 6 1/3 innings, giving up 3 runs and lowering his season ERA to 6.40. Tim Collins (2-1) pitched 2 scoreless innings for the Royals to earn the win.

Up next for the Twins is a 3 game series against the Washington Nationals. Kevin Correia will take the hill Friday against Gio Gonzalez. Tune into AM 1240 WJON to hear each game.

More News from WJON

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!