Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, April 21 2015 Apr 21, 2015 Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:28:00 PM CDT April 21, 2015 in Baseball
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, as the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.

The Royals trailed 5-3 in the sixth when Christian Colon started their comeback with an RBI double. Colon added a run-scoring groundout off Casey Fien (0-1) in the eighth to knot the game, and Moustakas fileted a single to left off Glen Perkins to take the lead.

Chris Young (1-0) pitched two scoreless innings in relief of struggling starter Jason Vargas, and Wade Davis breezed through the ninth for his third save of the season.

Davis has been closing games with All-Star reliever Greg Holland on the disabled list.

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