IMPACT PLAYER: Ian Kinsler, Detroit

A homer, groundout and double — the last coming with two outs in the eighth inning —produced three RBI, one more than the Twins had as a team.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

0 Hits by Miguel Sano, ending his career-starting hitting streak at seven games.

3 Strikeouts by Sano, half as many as the six he had in his first seven games.

6 Outfield assists by Aaron Hicks, most on the Twins and already more than the four he had last season.

 

ON DECK

A pair of past All-Stars, Ervin Santana and Justin Verlander, will seek their first win of 2015.

PHIL MILLER