Byron Buxton, Twins
Joins names like Killebrew, Oliva, Morneau — plus three of his teammates — as members of the Twins’ three-homer club.
BY THE NUMBERS
19 Consecutive stolen bases by Buxton, three short of Matt Lawton’s and Chuck Knoblauch’s Twins record.
.435 Joe Mauer’s batting average (30-for-69) over his past 17 games.
4-4 The Twins’ record on their eight-game road trip, enough to move from a wild-card tie to 1½ games in front.
After an off day, the Twins will try to avenge last week’s series loss in Chicago, with Ervin Santana starting against the White Sox.