The Minnesota Twins (40-48) made it five straight wins Monday night with a 3-1 win over the visiting Kansas City Royals at Target Field.

Twins all-star starter Jose Berrios (9-7) pitched seven innings, allowing one run on six hits; while striking out eight. Minnesota closer Fernando Rodney got his 20th save.


Minnesota third baseman Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the game-winning RBI when he drove Joe Mauer home in the seventh inning.

Next: The Twins host the Kansas City Royals again tonight at Target Field in Minneapolis at 7:10 PM CT (TV: Fox Sports North, Radio: 1240 WJON.)

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