Impact player

Evan Gattis, Braves

For the second consecutive day, the catcher changed the game with one huge swing, this one a grand slam.

By the Numbers

3 Hits by rookie Aaron Hicks, the most he has had in a game this year, including his first lefthanded home run.

1 Hits allowed by rookie reliever Caleb Thielbar in four scoreless innings in Atlanta.

0 All-time victories by the Twins in Atlanta in six games, including 0-for-3 in the 1991 World Series.


Scott Diamond will pitch at Detroit on Thursday and try to end the Twins' eight-game losing streak.

Phil Miller