Trevor Plouffe, Twins
The third baseman’s three-run homer capped the Twins’ decisive six-run second inning.
BY THE NUMBERS
0 Hits by David Ortiz, only his second hitless game in 15 he has played at Target Field.
37 Runs scored in the second inning by the Twins this season, the most in MLB.
16 Twins hits on Monday, five more than they had in the entire three-game series the last time they faced Boston.
The Twins are 6-2 in games started by Mike Pelfrey, a trend he will try to extend when he faces Boston’s Clay Buchholz.