GAME RECAP

Impact player

Mike Pelfrey, Twins

The righthander pitched 5⅓ scoreless innings in his first outing since April of 2012 after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

NUMBERS GAME

1-2 Record for the Tigers this season when scoring first.

27 Solo shots hit by the Twins’ Trevor Plouffe out of his 35 career home runs.

.538 On-base percentage for the Twins’ Justin Morneau so far this season..

2.45 ERA for Twins starters Vance Worley, Kevin Correia and Mike Pelfrey over 18⅓ innings in the Detroit series.

LA VELLE E. NEAL III