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Min 7 - 5 KC
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Sano powers Twins past slumping Royals 7-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Miguel Sano wrapped up April with another nice day. The young slugger is off to a great start with the Minnesota Twins.

Sano homered and drove in five runs, helping the Twins beat slumping Kansas City 7-5 on Sunday for the Royals' ninth straight loss.

It was Sano's fourth consecutive multihit game. He has 11 hits in his last 16 at-bats. He drove in nine runs in the two-game, rain-abbreviated series.

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Leaders
AVG: L. Cain.276
HR: M. Moustakas7
RBI: M. Moustakas11
SB: L. Cain6
W: J. Vargas3
ERA: J. Vargas1.40
Saves: K. Herrera3
K: I. Kennedy28
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 1410.583-
Chi White Sox 1310.5650.5
Minnesota 1211.5221.5
Detroit 1212.5002
Kansas City 716.3046.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .205 (30)
Runs: 58 (30)
Hits: 149 (30)
Home Runs: 22 (24)
Stolen Bases: 14 (9)
OBP: .268 (30)
SLG: .326 (30)
Total Bases: 237 (30)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.07 (17)
Runs Allowed: 93 (7)
Saves: 3 (28)
Strikeouts: 165 (26)
OpBA: .239 (10)
OBP: .322 (20)
SLG: .368 (3)
Run Support: 2.65 (30)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/21 J. Bonifacio Called Up from Minors
4/21 R. Mondesi Sent to Minors
4/21 P. Orlando Sent to Minors
4/21 J. Soler Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
4/21 M. Strahm Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/2 H. Dozier Left oblique strain (on 60-day DL)
3/30 J. Soler Strained left oblique (on 10-day DL)
2/15 B. Flynn Stable lumbar vertebral fracture (on 60-day DL)
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