IMPACT PLAYER: Trevor Plouffe, Twins
The third baseman broke the game open with his second grand slam of the season, coming after the Twins drew two walks in the sixth inning.
BY THE NUMBERS
5 Leadoff homers for Brian Dozier this season.
12 Career leadoff homers for Dozier, tying him with Dan Gladden for third in Twins history.
9 Pitches thrown by Ervin Santana to retire the side in the fourth inning.
Phil Hughes beat Oakland on May 4 but gave up home runs to Stephen Vogt and Mark Canha. Hughes has given up at least one home run in seven consecutive starts heading into Saturday,