GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Ricky Nolasco

After allowing a first-inning run, he retired 19 of the next 22 batters he faced and reduced his ERA to 2.66.

BY THE NUMBERS

11 Runners on base during John Ryan Murphy’s five at-bats, nine in scoring position. None scored.

1 Road wins by the Twins in 2016, after an 0-7 start

6 Twins who drove in runs on Thursday

ON DECK

Minnesota visits Washington for the second time this month, this time to take on the team with MLB’s best record for real.