GAME 1 IMPACT PLAYER
Salvador Perez, Kansas City
Got his big day off to a good start with a two-run homer in the second inning (he hit two more homers in Game 2).
GAME 2 IMPACT PLAYER
Adalberto Mejia, Twins
The rookie lefthander came back from the minor leagues to throw seven strong innings for his first major league victory.
BY THE NUMBERS
9 Consecutive games with a hit for Joe Mauer.
10 Career multihomer games by the Royals’ Brandon Moss.
.421 Miguel Sano’s batting average in his past 10 games against Kansas City.
La VELLE E. NEAL III