MLB: Twins 8 Royals 3
Kansas City, MO (WDAY TV) - The Twins hoping to wake up from their funk in Kansas City this weekend.
Trevor Plouffe helped them do that with a big, 2-run double in the first, Plouffe runs his RBI total up to 13, he's hitting .313 on the season.
Those numbers have helped the guy behind him in the lineup, Chris Colabello is leading the American League in RBI, he notches his 20th of the season on this blooper to left-center in the 5th.
That makes it 4-0 Twins.
Phil Hughes picked up his first win as a Twin, allowing 3 earned runs in 6 innings of work.
Brian Dozier with the helper here, another gold glove play, starts the 4-6-3 inning ending double play.
Minnesota wins big, 8-3 to get back to .500.