IMPACT PLAYER: Ubaldo Jimenez, Cleveland

The righthander retired 17 straight Twins, striking out 13, and reduced his September ERA to 1.09.

BY THE NUMBERS

120 First-inning runs given up by the Twins, most in baseball.

66 Games with 10 or more strikeouts for the Twins this season. Their old record: 26.

2,477,644 Paid attendance at Target Field in 2013, about 300,000 fewer than 2012.

ON DECK

The Twins open the 2014 season in Chicago against the White Sox on March 31, or 182 days from Monday.

PHIL MILLER