Byron Buxton, Twins
In his first game as a cleanup hitter, he doubled on the first pitch he saw, then added a homer and a single.
BY THE NUMBERS
6 Consecutive games with an extra-base hit for Buxton. Brian Dozier holds the Twins' record at 11.
21 Consecutive games with a strikeout by Twins 1B Miguel Sano, two short of Jake Cave's team record.
5 Consecutive home openers won by the Twins.
9,675 Attendance in the "sellout" crowd at Target Field.