Phil Hughes, Twins
He pitched seven shutout innings to improve to 7-2. He gave up seven hits and struck out a season-high nine, and he didn’t walk anyone for the eighth time in nine starts.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Twins first-inning home runs in the three-game series, with Josh Willingham delivering a two-run shot Wednesday.
12 Consecutive games with a hit for Toronto star Jose Reyes.
4-2 The Twins’ record vs. Toronto; they won the season series for the first time since 2005.
The Twins have a day off before opening a series Friday at Detroit. The Tigers finish a series at Chicago against the White Sox on Thursday night.
La VELLE E. NEAL III