Royals Drop Series Opener to Twins For Third Straight Loss

2 months 1 day 18 hours ago Thursday, September 19 2019 Sep 19, 2019 Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:40:00 PM CDT September 19, 2019 in Sports
By: Ethan Becker KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
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MINNEAPOLIS - Royals began their series tonight against the division leading Minnesota Twins and made it close.

Royals opened up the game in the top of the 2nd inning with a single by Nicky Lopez and a couple of walks to lead the game 3-0.

However, Nelson Cruz brought the Twins back into the game with a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 3rd to tie it at 3-3 and a 2-run homer in the bottom of the 7th to clinch the game for Minnesota by a score of 8-5.

Kansas City's second game will be in Minneapolis tomorrow night.

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