The Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium. It was the first win for the Twins all season in Kansas City.

Kennys Vargas hit his tenth home run of the season, and Byron Buxton was 2-3 with a pair of extra base hits to pace the Twins offense.

The Twins begin their last series of the season in Chicago on Friday night. The game can be heard on AM 1240 WJON, with pregame coverage beginning at 6:30.