Impact player

John Lackey, Red Sox

Boston's righthander pitched nine shutout innings to outduel Twins' Kyle Gibson. He allowed three hits, struck out nine and walked one.

By the numbers

.121 The Twins' batting average in three games in Boston.

6 Games below .500 for the Twins, their worst record of the season.

20 Career home runs by David Ortiz against the Twins, his former team.

Phil Miller