Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 4/10/13
The Kansas City Royals' bats got off to a slow start last week, but now they continue to string hits together. Kansas City will also look to string together its fourth straight win on Wednesday night as it seeks its first three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins in nearly two years. The Royals (5-3) began the season with two losses while totaling two runs on 12 hits. They've won five of six since, with Tuesday's 7-4 victory over the Twins marking their third time with 13 or more hits in the last five contests. It's a far cry from the 12-game losing streak they endured last April. "We're starting to realize we can win," said closer Greg Holland, who earned the save Tuesday. "Last year, we were trying to figure it out mentally as far as being confident day in and day out. Now this team is really confident." Alex Gordon continues to lead the offense since an 0-for-3 performance on opening day, going 13 for 30 since. He had his second triple on Tuesday while going 2 for 4 with two r...
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