MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Whit Merrifield had two hits and scored two runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3.
Andrew Benintendi and Hunter Dozier each drove in two runs for Kansas City, which had dropped three of four.
Dozier hit a solo drive in the ninth inning for his sixth homer.
Royals right-hander Brad Keller improved to 3-0 in his last four starts. He permitted three runs and five hits in five innings.