Twins shut out Royals, 9-0

Sonny Gray and the Minnesota Twins shutout the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night, 9-0. The Twins also got help from Gio Urshela who knocked four hits of his own.



August 17, 2022 - 2:54 PM

Sonny Gray of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Target Field on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in Minneapolis. (David Berding/Getty Images/TNS)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray matched his season high with 10 strikeouts and Gio Urshela had four hits as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Tuesday night.

Gilberto Celestino homered and Luis Arraez picked up three more hits to raise his MLB-best batting average to .336. The Twins moved within a game of AL Central-leading Cleveland.

“We’ve got to continue to keep playing like that,” Urshela said.

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