Royals Drop Series Opener to Twins For Third Straight Loss
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.