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This is a 2014 photo of first baseman Kennys Vargas of the Minnesota Twins baseball team. This image reflects the Twins active roster as of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) ORG XMIT: FLSR1

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Recap: Twins-Detroit doubleheader

  • August 23, 2014 - 11:00 PM

DOUBLEHEADER RECAP

GAME 1 IMPACT PLAYER

Kennys Vargas, Twins

The burly first baseman went 2-for-4 with a career-high five RBI.

GAME 2 IMPACT PLAYER

Victor Martinez, Tigers

The first baseman went 3-for-5 and scored two runs.

BY THE NUMBERS

5 Career triples for Danny Santana.

25 Consecutive games in which Joe Mauer has reached base, the longest current streak in baseball.

36 Doubles by Trevor Plouffe, one shy of Corey Koskie’s club record by a third baseman.

13 Strikeouts for righthander Yohan Pino in his past two starts.

111 Times Mauer has been intentionally walked, third-most in Twins history.

ON DECK

Righthanders Kyle Gibson and Max Scherzer will meet in a rematch of a May 10 game at Comerica Park that Detroit won 9-3. Gibson was knocked out after two innings while Scherzer held the Twins to three runs over six innings.

LA VELLE E. NEAL III

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