The Twins beat the Royals 11-5 in ten innings Thursday night to avoid a sweep in Kansas City. Minnesota rallied for six runs in the top of the tenth inning to earn the win.

Brian Dozier finished the game 3-5 with a pair of runs scored and three runs batted in for the Twins, while Kurt Suzuki and Jordan Schafer each had three hit games in the win.

Minnesota will play at Baltimore for a series beginning Friday night.