Dillon Gee, Mets
The righthander continued his outstanding pitching of late, striking out nine and didn’t allow an earned run, mostly by holding Twins hitless with runners in scoring position.
BY THE NUMBERS
7 Mets who had two hits Monday, tying a season high by Twins’ opponents
35 Doubles by Joe Mauer, tying him for second-most in the AL.
18 Innings pitched without allowing a home run by Jared Burton, a streak dating to June 30 that ended with Marlon Byrd’s eighth-inning blast
The Twins open a six-game road trip in Detroit, where they are 2-5 against the first-place Tigers. After that it’s on to Cleveland.