Eric Hosmer’s ninth inning solo homer held up as the Royals outslugged the Twins 9-8 at Target Field. David Lough hit a solo shot in the eighth to break a seven-all tie. Trevor Plouffe hit a solo shot in the bottom of the ninth to pull Minnesota within one. Justin Morneau and Clete Thomas both hit two-run homers for the Twins, who have dropped four-of-six. Jared Burton fell to 1-and-5 with the loss.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.