Eduardo Escobar, Twins
His 3-for-3 night included a trio of RBI, too.
BY THE NUMBERS
8 Home runs to lead off a game by the Twins, most in the majors this season, after Aaron Hicks connected on the game’s third pitch
10 Home runs by Hicks this season, more than his previous two seasons combined (nine)
2 Hits by Torii Hunter, giving the veteran right fielder five hits in the past two games
Kyle Gibson, who owns a 1.35 career ERA at Kauffman Stadium, will try to give the Twins a quick series win.