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Photo by Denny Medley / USA TODAY Minnesota Twins catcher Eric Fryer, left, cannot make the tag as Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, right, scores in the seventh inning on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

Royals rally past Twins: Escobar hit a 2-run, go-ahead triple to lead Kansas City over Minnesota

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rookie Yordano Ventura pitched seven strong innings, and Alcides Escobar laced a two-run triple in a four-run seventh as the Kansas City Royals downed the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night.


Ventura (8-8) was pulled after 103 pitches. He gave up two runs (one earned) on five hits and three walks while striking out seven.

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