Kelly Johnson, Tampa Bay
His two-run homer into the right-field stands tied the score in the sixth inning and ended Kevin Correia’s night early. It was Johnson’s fifth career home run off Correia in only 25 at-bats.
BY THE NUMBERS
0.33 Lefthanded hitters’ batting average against Caleb Thielbar (1-for-30).
3-for-27 Twins hitters with runners in scoring position during the first three games of this series.
Mike Pelfrey makes his final start of the first half facing Rays lefthander Matt Moore, who despite his 12-3 record was not invited to the All-Star Game. The 11:10 a.m. first pitch is the Twins earliest of the season.