Twins on a roll again, take game two for KC

Simeon Woods Richardson earned his first win in eight starts, Jose Miranda knocked in two runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 . Minnesota, winners of six of their last seven games, got two hits apiece from Manuel Margot, Byron Buxton and Carlos Santana. Jhoan Duran allowed the first two hitters he faced in the ninth to reach base, but helped by Christian Vázquez throwing out a runner trying to steal second, he didn’t allow a run and earned his eighth save. Cole Ragans (4-4) struggled early for Kansas City but got through five innings. He allowed nine hits and struck out seven.