Royals DH Kendrys Morales had two home runs, including a three-run shot in a seven-run ninth inning that led to a 10-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Morales also hit a two-run shot in the first inning. Morales has five homers in his last seven games.
Former Twin Drew Butera’s bases loaded single off Brandon Kintzler (0-2) broke a 3-3 tie. Butera was in the game after Salvador Perez left with a bruised right wrist after he was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning.
Dillon Gee gave up three runs and eight hits and struck out two in six innings. Kelvin Herrera (2-4) pitched one inning for the win.