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Twins take opener from Royals 6-5 with a strong start from Ryan and homeruns from Miranda and Larnach

By Vaseline May27,2024

MINNEAPOLIS – Joe Ryan pitched seven smooth innings for the Minnesota Twins, who got a two-run homer from Jose Miranda and a three-run shot from Trevor Larnach before holding on for a 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday in the contest. opener of a four-game series.

Ryan allowed one run and four hits while lowering his team-leading ERA to 2.96. The right-hander struck out nine batters and walked none. He had 15 swings and misses while topping his four-seam fastball at 96.6 mph, according to MLB’s Statcast. He threw 44 of 52 fastballs above his average velocity (93.7).

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