GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Trevor Plouffe, Twins

The third baseman’s three-run homer in the third inning put the Twins ahead for good.

BY THE NUMBERS

25 Consecutive games Joe Mauer has reached base.

ON DECK

Ervin Santana has lost four consecutive starts. He’ll face righthander Jhoulys Chacin.

LA VELLE E. NEAL III