The Minnesota Twins should be really encouraged by Francisco Liriano's second straight quality start (6 IP, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K), but despite the lefty only allowing one run over six innings on Tuesday, it wasn't enough to beat Bruce Chen and the Royals.
The Twins threatened in the ninth with a one-out double from Josh Willingham, but Broxton was able to escape and complete the shutout, picking up his 14th save in the process.
The rubber match will be Wednesday at the same time, 8:10 p.m. ET.
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