| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Brian Bixler drove in a career-high three runs on three hits, including his first career homer, and Justin Maxwell and Brian Bogusevic also homered as the Houston Astros held off the Kansas City Royals for a 9-7 win Monday night.
J.A. Happ (5-7)...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Bruce Chen went seven innings in another workmanlike start, Jeff Francoeur and Yuniesky Betancourt both went deep and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Betancourt hit a two-run shot during a four-run third inning...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Heading into his team's day-night doubleheader against Kansas City, one of Ron Gardenhire's top priorities was protecting Minnesota's taxed bullpen.
Scott Diamond and Cole De Vries eased their manager's concerns.
Diamond began the day...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Carlos Villanueva pitched six shutout innings, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Wednesday night.
Every Blue Jays starter had at least one hit as Toronto won for the fourth time in six games....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 2, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN), same-day tape, 11:30 a.m. (NBC)
Auto Racing--Formula One, British Grand Prix, same-day tape, 10:30 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Route 66 Nationals, same-day tape, 8 p.m....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:39 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kyle Gibson wasn’t dominant in his first major league start, but he still pitched well enough to make a bit of Minnesota Twins history and give the team a reason to be optimistic about the future of its pitching staff.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:54 PM
Tennis--Wimbledon, 6 a.m. (ESPN2), 7 a.m. (ESPN)
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 4, 8 a.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
WNBA Basketball--Seattle at Chicago, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single, and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday.
The Braves were seeking their first 13-1 start...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:59 PM
The Minnesota Twins can sympathize with area high school and college athletic teams this spring.
Four of the last eight Twins' games have been postponed due to weather - three of which were scheduled for the Twins' home Target Field, including Monday'...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Jose Valverde returned to Detroit with a save and Victor Martinez drove in a pair of runs to help the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Wednesday night.
Max Scherzer (2-0) got the win, allowing five runs in five innings, with three Tigers...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:53 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jeremy Guthrie won his career-best seventh straight decision, dating to last season, and Alcides Escobar had three hits and an RBI as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 Tuesday night.
The Royals, who had not scored...