STATISTICALLY SPEAKING

Eddie Rosario didn’t hit a home run in San Juan like fellow Puerto Rican Francisco Lindor did last week, but he’s already among the greatest Puerto Rican home-run hitters the Twins have ever employed.

 

Most career HRs by Twin born in Puerto Rico

61 — Pedro Munoz (1990-95)

52 — Eddie Rosario (2015-18)

35 — Kennys Vargas (2014-17)

26 — Vic Power (1962-64)

8 — Bombo Rivera (1978-80)

8 — Javier Valentin (1997-2002)

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The Twins entered the weekend with nine stolen bases as a team, and nobody had yet been thrown out. That’s nearly halfway to the MLB record, one that the 2007 Twins came within one steal of equaling.

 

Most consecutive steals to start a season

20 — 2006 Orioles (25 games)

19 — 2007 Twins (17 games)

19 — 1987 Cubs (13 games)

17 — 2015 Reds (15 games)

17 — 2006 Padres (19 games)