Danny Valencia knocked in three and collected four more hits while Carl Pavano turned in his eighth consecutive winning decision in an 11-2 Twins victory over Kansas City. Valencia was coming off a 4-for-4 performance in Monday’s 19-1 shellacking of the Royals and is 8-for-9 in the series. Joe Mauer, who was 5-for-5 with a career-high seven RBI on Monday, drove in another two runs with two hits in the middle test to this three-game set. J.J. Hardy hit a solo home run and added a run- scoring single amid a three-hit game and Michael Cuddyer added three hits and two RBI to the win, Minnesota’s fourth straight and sixth in the last seven games.