Hunter Silva lead Twins over Royals

Carlos Silva threw eight innings and Torii Hunter homered as the Twins posted their fourth consecutive victory, 5-3 over the Kansas City Royals. Alexi Casilla, Lew Ford and Jason Bartlett each had two hits and an RBI for the Twins. Silva (9-11) allowed seven hits and two runs, while fanning three to win for the third time in four decisions.