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Twins first baseman Justin Morneau fielded a ground out by the Rangers’ A.J. Pierzynski in the eighth inning of their game.

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Friday's Twins-Rangers game recap

  • August 31, 2013 - 12:41 AM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Chris Herrmann, Twins

Playing before his parents for the first time as a big-leaguer, he wiped out a no-hitter, a shutout and a Texas lead.

BY THE NUMBERS

50 Games in which the Twins have struck out 10 times, nearly doubling the previous team record of 26 (2001).

220 Home runs hit by Tony Oliva, now fourth-most in Twins history after Justin Morneau’s 221st on Friday moved him into third.

ON DECK

Former Twins righthander Matt Garza faces his old team for just the second time in his career.

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