STATISTICALLY SPEAKING

The Twins have one of baseball’s youngest starting lineups, and the statistics show it. The most hits by players 25 and younger this season, though Thursday ( with at-bats, batting average):

232 Cubs (1,001, .232)

210 Twins (815, .258)

190 Red Sox (659, .288)

177 Padres (767, .231)

171 Rangers (734, .233)

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The Twins turned their first triple play since 2006 on Thursday, demonstrating how rare the play is. Here are the teams that have recorded three outs on one play most often in the past 20 seasons:

6 White Sox

5 Phillies, Brewers

4 Rockies

3 Giants, Braves, Rangers, Cardinals, Rays, Indians, Pirates, Yankees