Perez 2 HRs, Dozier go-ahead shot lead Royals over Twins


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez homered twice and Hunter Dozier hit another go-ahead home run to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 4-3.

Perez homered in the fourth off Chris Archer and tied the score 3-3 in the sixth when he went deep against Tyler Duffey (0-2). Out later, Dozier hit a tiebreaking home run for the second straight game, following up on his two-run drive in the sixth off Will Vest in a 3-1 win Saturday, Amir Garrett pitched 1 2/3 hitless innings.

Twins skipper Rocco Baldelli on reliever Tyler Duffy’s tough outing:

Twins continue their series at Kansas City tonight 7:10 p.m. on 950 KWAT