Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Denard Span's double in the bottom of the
10th inning brought home the winning run for the Twins, as Minnesota salvaged
the final game of a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals, winning
Trevor Plouffe tied the game in the bottom of the ninth with a solo homer, his
21st of the season.
Glen Perkins (3-1) pitched two scoreless innings of relief to earn the win..
Francisley Bueno (1-1) was saddled with the loss. He came out to start the
bottom of the 10th and gave up a leadoff double to Alexi Casilla before giving
up Span's game-winner.
Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez extended his hitting streak to 17 games
when he stroked a two-run single in the first inning.
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