Royals out score Twins 5-2

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Minnesota comes to Kansas City with a 2.5-game lead over the Royals in the chase for the second Wild Card spot.

2 Home runs by Robbie Grossman, still recovering from a broken thumb, over the past three games.

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5 Times reaching base by Joe Mauer, the 17th such game in his career. The Kansas City Royals won two out of three each in Minnesota and Detroit over the past week. Minor and Alexander stick out from the bunch with sub-3.00 ERAs, while Maurer has found it hard to adjust after a midseason trade to Kansas City, pairing a 7.02 ERA with a 4.9 BB/9 and 10.3 SO/9 over just 16 2/3 innings so far. He issued a walk but didn't allow any hits or runs.

Eric Hosmer drove in the go-ahead run with his third hit of the game. It was his fourth blown save of the season. Kansas City is 5-1 in Kennedy's last 6 division starts and 2-5 in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 games overall.

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Minnesota hasn't had much success with Santana on the mound at Kauffman Stadium.

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Auburn's defensive players made it clear that they weren't going to let Saturday night's performance divide the team. Auburn settled for another Carlson field goal, this time from 28 yards out, after driving to the Clemson 6.

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