Game recap

 

Impact player

J.D. Martinez, Detroit

The outfielder broke up Kyle Gibson’s 20-inning scoreless streak with a home run to right, his fourth homer this year vs. the Twins.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

6 Umpires’ calls overturned when challenged by Paul Molitor, out of seven challenges.

12 Consecutive appearances without giving up a run by Twins reliever Blaine Boyer.

2 Runs scored by the Twins in their past 47 innings at Comerica Park, dating to last year’s season finale.

 

ON DECK

Twins righthander Ricky Nolasco faces the Tigers in the same ballpark where he injured his elbow last month.

PHIL MILLER