Ryan Doumit did something Sunday that had only been done twice previously in Minnesota Twins history he homered from both sides of the plate in the same game. In doing so, Doumit helped the Twins earn a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals in the series finale.
It began with Doumit's first at-bat of the game, as Doumit hitting as a left-handed batter reached for a Jeremy Guthrie curveball on the outer half of the plate and sent it over the fence in right field. It was Doumit's eighth home run of the season and it gave the Twins an early 1-0 lead.
Then, Doumit led off the sixth inning against left-handed reliever Tim Collins, which turned the switch-hitting Doumit around to the right side of the plate. Doumit connected on a 2-2 changeup from Collins and went deep to left
Two home runs, one from each side of the plate for Doumit. It was part of a three-hit day in which Doumit drove in a season-high four runs two runners scored on his two-out single in the top of the third innin...