GAME RECAP

 

IMPACT PLAYER

Glen Perkins, Twins

The closer came on in the eighth inning to get a four-out save. Perkins improved to 10-for-10 in save opportunities this season.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

11 Bases for Brian Dozier over the second baseman’s past five games.

6.6 Runs per game scored by the Twins during the homestand.

9-5 Record for the Twins against lefthanded starters this season.

15-7 Record for the Twins since starting 1-6.

123 Plate appearances between walks by Eduardo Escobar, going back to last September.

La VELLE E. NEAL III