Jim Thome, Twins
There are only so many candidates in a 1-0 game, but one has to be the guy who hit the game-winning home run in the 12th inning.
BY THE NUMBERS
587 Home runs by Thome in his career, eighth in history.
21 Innings the Twins went without scoring before Thome's homer.
110 Minutes the game's start was delayed by rain.
3 Umpires who worked the game after scheduled plate ump Angel Campos became ill before the game.