Minnesota Twins defeat Kansas City Royals, 5-4

KANSAS CITY, MO. - It was already a crazy night at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, but the ultimate madness would have been manager Ron Gardenhire removing closer Joe Nathan with two on and two outs in the 10th inning during his second laborious inning of work.

Gardenhire took a few steps out onto the field to remove Nathan, who was backing up third as Alberto Callaspo flied out.

"I'm at a situation, mentally, where there's no way I'm not finishing this game," Nathan sai...