Ricky Nolasco, Twins
The tough-luck loser gave up two earned runs over 7⅔ innings on six hits and no walks with seven strikeouts.
BY THE NUMBERS
9 Pitches Brian Dozier saw in the third inning before his RBI groundout.
19 First-pitch strikes thrown by Nolasco.
120 Season-high pitches thrown by Tampa Bay’s Jake Odorizzi, in only six innings.
Twins righthander Ervin Santana has pitched at least seven innings in three of his nine starts this season. He faces Rays righthander Matt Andriese.
La VELLE E. NEAL III