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Associated Press Minnesota's Rene Tosoni, left, is greeted by teammates after hitting a grand slam off Kansas City's Vin Mazzaro in the sixth inning on Tuesday in Minneapolis. The Twins won 7-4.

Twins slam Royals to avoid 100 with today's game left


By Jon Krawczynski

AP Baseball Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rene Tosoni hit a grand slam and Chris Parmelee also went deep to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

Anthony Swarzak (4-7) gave up two runs on 10 hits with six strikeouts in 6Zc innings for the Twins (62-99), who are hoping to avoid becoming just the second team in franchise history to lose 100 games in a season.

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