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