Max Kepler, Twins
Extended the Twins’ lead to 5-0 when he jumped on a Dylan Bundy changeup and launched it to right field for his ninth home run of the season.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Home runs for Kepler against righthanders this season, one fewer than he has against lefthanders.
6 Quality starts for Lance Lynn this season, though this was his first in four starts after he had five in a row.
.571 Mitch Garver’s batting average his past 10 games after the Twins catcher went 2-for-2 with a walk.
Kyle Gibson beat Baltimore in his first start of the season. He has won only once since, but he will attempt to give the Twins a series victory on Saturday when he faces the Orioles’ Kevin Gausman.