IMPACT PLAYER

Joe Mauer, Twins

Welcome back: A walk, a double, and in the ninth inning, the tiebreaking single

 

BY THE NUMBERS

13 Consecutive games with a hit by Joe Mauer, a streak that began on June 19.

31 Doubles by Eduardo Escobar this year, moving him into AL’s top eight.

17 Save opportunities on the road successfully converted by closer Glen Perkins.

 

ON DECK

Yohan Pino starts Tuesday for the Twins, with the shadow of Ricky Nolasco’s impending return looming.

PHIL MILLER