KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Larue drove in the game's lone run Thursday afternoon with a third-inning sacrifice fly, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins, 1-0.
The sac fly scored Tony F. Pena, who began the inning with a double and went to third on a sacrifice bunt by Joey Gathright.
Davies gave up Alex Rodriguez' 500th career homer in his most recent start, last Saturday.
Alexi Casilla had two of Minnesota's four hits.
Losing pitcher Matt Garza (1-3) surrendered just one run and four hits in 6 2/3 innings, with no walks and six strikeouts.