Twins power their way past Royals 8-5 for series win

5 years 1 month 1 week ago Thursday, April 16 2015 Apr 16, 2015 Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:40:00 PM CDT April 16, 2015 in Baseball
By: The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.

Tommy Milone (2-0) picked up his second straight victory for the Twins, recovering from a rough start to log 5 1-3 innings.

Lorenzo Cain put the Royals in front with his two-run shot in the first inning, but starter Jason Vargas (1-1) was shelled. He gave up 10 hits and a walk, failing to get an out in the fourth and leaving with a 5-3 deficit.

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