The Kansas City Royals pounded out 16 hit on the way to knocking off the Minnesota Twins 11-5 in the series opener Monday.
Kendrys Morales hit a moon-shot three run homer in the fifth that brought KC back from a two-run deficit. Eric Hosmer also went deep in the victory.
Alex Gordon in his return went two for five, driving in and scoring a run.
Ian Kennedy survived giving up four runs over five and a third innings to pick up his 10th win of the season.