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Friday's Twins-Yankees game recap

  • July 13, 2013 - 12:41 AM

GAME RECAP

Impact player

Hiroki Kuroda, Yankees

The righthander gave up a hit in all five innings he pitched, but never allowed the Twins to drive anyone home.

BY THE NUMBERS

7 Consecutive strikeouts by Oswaldo Arcia, and 11 in his past 13 at-bats.

8 Shutouts suffered by the Twins this season.

9 Outfield assists by Aaron Hicks, who threw out Vernon Wells at third base from the center field warning track.

2 Blown saves by Mariano Rivera this season, both in games started by Hiroki Kuroda, but Friday he saved one for Kuroda.

1 Hits by the last three Twins in the lineup — Arcia, Aaron Hicks and Pedro Florimon.

0-for-12 Twins’ performance with runners in scoring position.

12 Strikeouts by the Twins. Only Ryan Doumit and Hicks avoided striking out.

ON DECK

Twins righthander Samuel Deduno (4-4, 3.90 ERA) will try to end the Twins’ seven game losing streak; he’ll face Yankees righthander Phil Hughes (4-8, 4.55).

PHIL MILLER

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