53-52, 2nd in AL Central

Kansas City Royals Photos

Royals Photos

  1. KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins is tagged out by Omar Infante #14 of the Kansas City Royals as he tries to steal second in the seventh inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Aaron Crow #43 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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  2. KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Omar Infante #14 of the Kansas City Royals rounds third as he heads home to score on an Eric Hosmer single in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals stands on second after stealing in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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  3. KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals flies out in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals drops down a bunt in the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. Aoki was thrown out on the bunt attempt. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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  4. KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Eduardo Nunez #9 of the Minnesota Twins slides into second for a steal past the tag of Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals in the sixth inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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  5. KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals bites his glove after he was struck by a ball hit by Sam Fuld of the Minnesota Twins in the third inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 29: Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals catches a ball hit by Eduardo Escobar of the Minnesota Twins in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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