GAME RECAP

 

IMPACT PLAYER

Mike Pelfrey, Twins

Five hits over seven innings, he’s now 4-0 in six night-game starts

 

BY THE NUMBERS

.309 Trevor Plouffe’s batting average at home this season, compared to .240 on the road.

9 Consecutive games in which the Twins have scored first.

7 Games with a first-inning run by the Twins in their past eight games.

 

ON DECK

The Twins, who send Phil Hughes to the mound against Rick Porcello, can sweep a series from Boston for the first time since 2006.

phil miller