Jorge Polanco, Twins
Hit a bases-empty homer in the second inning and added a two-out RBI double in the Twins sixth. He also walked twice.
by the numbers
632 Number of days between Kyle Garlick's regular-season MLB home runs, his most recent one before Friday's coming on Aug. 15, 2019, with the Dodgers.
27 Consecutive-at-bats without a hit for Detroit's Miguel Cabrera, a career high, before he hit singles off Twins starter Matt Shoemaker in his first two plate appearances.
4 Number of earned runs Shoemaker has allowed against his hometown Tigers in his career. He didn't add to that total Friday in his eighth start against them.