Royals avoid sweep by Twins
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Brian Bannister loves to look at stats, every aspect of his motion and needs to know precisely why something does or doesn't work.
So when the Minnesota Twins started jumping on a certain pitch, Bannister put his analytical mind together with Royals catcher Jason Kendall to see if they could figure out how to get Minnesota's lineup of bashers to back off.
They did and it kept Kansas City from being swept.
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