Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox

The shortstop tied a career high with four hits, and his three-run homer in the fifth inning broke a scoreless tie.

By the numbers

8 Victories credited to Twins starting pitching this season; 25 teams have at least twice as many.

11 Major league pitchers who have as many wins this season as the entire Twins starting staff.

17 Consecutive innings allowing at least one hit by Kevin Jepsen, a streak broken in the seventh inning.

On deck

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson makes his first start since April 22 when he faces the Red Sox for the first time in two years.

Phil Miller