IMPACT PLAYER: Jose Berrios, Twins
His 7⅔ scoreless innings helped deliver the Twins’ first Opening Day shutout victory since 1970.
BY THE NUMBERS
10 Strikeouts by Berrios, most ever by a Twins pitcher in the opener.
4 Opening Day shutout victories by the Twins; Berrios is the only starter who didn’t pitch a complete game.
16⅔ Consecutive scoreless innings by Twins Opening Day starters over the past three seasons.
After the traditional post-opener off day (in case of rain), last year’s Opening Day starter, Jake Odorizzi, makes his 2019 debut Saturday.