Minnesota Twins defeat Kansas City Royals, 7-3

The Royals have been outscored 17-6 in Zack Greinke's first two starts at Target Field.

That's not all his fault, of course, but the reigning Cy Young winner was nowhere near as sharp as Twins starter Kevin Slowey on Tuesday night.

Slowey tossed seven shutout innings, continuing his recent roll, and a Twins offense that had been sluggish on the road came to life in a 7-3 victory.

Jason Kubel hit a two-run, first-inning double and a home run in the fifth off Greink...