James Shields and two relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Royals reeled off their ninth straight win with a 9-2 triumph over the Twins at Target Field. Scott Diamond was rocked for all seven runs in five-plus frames to fall to 5-and-10. Justin Morneau homered for Minnesota. Diamond and Aaron Hicks were optioned to Triple-A Rochester after the game. Oswaldo Arcia is being recalled from the minors and the Twins will add a pitcher to the roster over the weekend.
A look at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Don't forget to spring forward this weekend.
A major transportation funding bill will be up for final action next week in the South Dakota legislature.
The next big step for South Dakota lawmakers will come next week when they get the official revenue numbers for the current fiscal year, and the latest estimates for the next year.
A bill that would have allowed cities in South Dakota to raise their sales tax for specific projects was in front of the House State Affairs committee today.