Smeltzer backed by Garlick, Miranda as Twins beat Royals 6-4


              Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Daniel Lynch throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Kansas City Royals' Dairon Blanco hits a single during the fifth inning of a baseball game Minnesota Twins Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The hit was Blanco's first major league hit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton advances to third on a wild pitch by Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Daniel Lynch during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Emilio Pagan (12) and catcher Gary Sanchez celebrate after their baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Twins won 6-4.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Minnesota Twins outfielders Byron Buxton (25), Gilberto Celestino (67) and Max Kepler (26) celebrate after their baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Twins won 6-4.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Minnesota Twins' Jorge Polanco (11) and Gilberto Celestino (67) celebrate after their baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Twins won 6-4.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Minnesota Twins' Jose Miranda celebrates at second after hitting a two-run double during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Devin Smeltzer throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
            
              Kansas City Royals center fielder Kyle Isbel can't catch a two-run double hit by Minnesota Twins' Jose Miranda during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 20, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Smeltzer backed by Garlick, Miranda as Twins beat Royals 6-4