Phil Hughes, Twins
The righthander held the Rays to two runs over seven innings to win his third straight start.
BY THE NUMBERS
11 pitch at-bat by the Rays’ Joey Butler before he singled in the second inning.
21 first pitch strikes for Phil Hughes
100 career saves by Glen Perkins
Righthander Trevor May will make his first start ever against Tampa Bay on Saturday. Alex Colome, whose uncle, Jesus, also pitched for Tampa Bay, will start for the Rays.
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