Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay
With bases loaded in the third inning, the Rays star got ahead in the count 2-0, then drove a Kyle Gibson fastball to the right-field wall, scoring three.
BY THE NUMBERS
44 RBI by Trevor Plouffe, only one behind Brian Dozier for the Twins’ lead, after two-run homer off Alex Cobb.
2 Hits by the Twins in the final six innings, both of them infield grounders.
13 Tampa Bay victories in Target Field history, in 17 games.
Unless he’s traded before 6 p.m., Rays ace (and chief trade bait) David Price will face Phil Hughes.