Royals Blank Twins 2-0
The Twins lost 2-0 at home against Kansas City Tuesday night. Chris Young took a no-hitter into the 7th inning before Trevor Plouffe broke it up with a double down the right field line. Young allowed just 1 hit in 6 1/3 innings to get the win. Young and 4 relievers combined on the 4-hit shutout. Greg Holland threw a scoreless 9th inning to get the save.
Trevor May threw 6 innings with 7 his and 1 earned run allowed to take the loss for the Twins. Minnesota is 33-25 and is now 1 game back of the Royals for first place in the American League Central.
The Twins and Royals wrap up the 3-game series tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:30. Righthander Kyle Gibson (4-3) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and Edison Volquez (4-4) toes the rubber for the Royals.