Eduardo Escobar, Twins
The backup infielder drove the first pitch he saw this season to the left-center field wall in the ninth inning, scoring the tying and game-winning runs.
By the numbers
0 Runs scored by the Twins against Detroit starters in two games.
13 Innings pitched by Twins starters Vance Worley (six) and Kevin Correia (seven) in the first two games.
5 Hits by the Twins, with two coming in the decisive ninth.
.310 Torii Hunter’s batting average in 38 career games against his former team.
Mike Pelfrey, who underwent Tommy John surgery last May, makes his first appearance since April 21 in his Twins’ debut.