Kansas City tops Twins in series opener
Alcides Escobar drove in four runs and Danny Duffy was solid into the sixth inning as visiting Kansas City took the opener of a three-game series.
Salvador Perez had a solo homer and Omar Infante delivered an RBI single as the Royals won for the ninth time in their last 10 road games. Duffy (5-7) let up a run on four hits in 5 2/3 innings to lower his ERA to 1.84 in six road starts.
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