José Miranda hit a home run as the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Wednesday afternoon in Minneapolis, with two hits and six Minnesota pitchers combined for six batters.
Nick Gordon added an RBI double to Minnesota and highlighted his reel his catch, and on Wednesday night the American League he will be within half a game of his No. 1 spot in Cleveland to host Detroit in Central. moved to
Starter Tyler his Mare was sent off after his 1st inning of 2 and his 3rd without a hit as the team announced fatigue in his right shoulder. According to MLB.com, Mare, who averaged 93.4 mph on his fastball in contests, hit 92 mph on one pitch, but averaged 89.3 mph overall with his fastball in Wednesday's contest. did.
Still, he retired the final seven-hitter he faced after starting the game with his walk to MJ Melendez.
Emilio Pagan (4-6), one of his five relievers in Minnesota, allowed his three hits in two innings to get the win. The Twins beat Kansas City 17-2 in his three games and shutout the Royals in his last 26 innings.
Salvador Perez and Vinny Pascantino each had his two hits at the Royals. Daniel Lynch (4-8) lost as he allowed 4 runs (3 earned runs) on 5 hits in 6 innings. He walked one and hit two.
Minnesota dove into the left bleachers on Miranda's 12th home run of the season and singled Luis, who drove his Araez to his 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. took the lead.
The Twins took advantage of his ball-missing double play to make it 3-0 for him in the second. Gilberto Celestino singled to start the inning. After one out, Max Kepler appeared for a hard grounder to second baseman Michael Massey, but Massey's throw to second base sailed into the outfield for an error, and left fielder Brent Rooker lobbed his throw. , Celestino scored from first base. infield.
Minnesota extended his lead to 4-0 in the fourth inning. Gary Sanchez walked and Gordon's line drive doubled him from the middle of the right wall.
– Field Level Media