IMPACT PLAYER: Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston

He went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI, extending his hitting streak to 16 games.

BY THE NUMBERS

10 Strikeouts for the Twins, matching their season high. Jason Kubel struck out four times.

3 Hits for the Twins, including two by Michael Cuddyer.

127 Minutes the game was delayed by rain before the third inning.

ON DECK

Carl Pavano, who pitches Sunday for the Twins, has thrown at least six innings in only three of his six starts.

JOE CHRISTENSEN