IMPACT PLAYER: Justin Verlander, Detroit

The righthander became the major's first 20-game winner after holding the Twins to four runs over six innings.

BY THE NUMBERS

2 Times this season the Twins have hit back-to-back home runs.

44 Times a Tigers pitcher has won 20 games in a season.

7.36 ERA by Twins starters during this homestand.

ON DECK

The Twins will try to avoid being swept in a series for the 11th time this season.

LA VELLE E. NEAL III