The Kansas City Royals scored seven runs in the second inning. Then they really started hitting the ball.
Eduardo Nunez was caught straying too far from first base.
Josh Willingham’s tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
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The Minnesota Twins’ offense gave Kyle Gibson a reprieve, scoring five runs in the second inning to put him back at square one after he had surrendered five in the first. It didn’t make any difference. It wasn’t his night.
J.D. Martinez’s ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Torii Hunter with the winning run and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Sunday.
Suarez’s homer came moments after former Tigers star Magglio Ordonez was shown on the videoboard, receiving a huge ovation.
Detroit left seven on base while Drew Smyly (3-4) gave up one run, four hits and three walks over six innings.
Phil Hughes pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat Justin Verlander for the first time in over four years, 2-1 on Friday night.