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GAME 1 Impact player

Andrew Heaney, Angels

The rookie lefthander retired the first 13 Twins he faced, giving up only two hits in six innings and leaving with a 3-1 lead.

 

GAME 1 Impact player

Garrett Richards, Angels

He had a three-hitter entering the ninth, helping his own cause by throwing out a runner at the plate.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

0 Angels Game 1 runs driven in by a hit; they scored on two fielders choices, a groundout and a sacrifice fly.

4 Pitches thrown by Glen Perkins, his first action since Sept. 1.

25 At-bats without a hit for Albert Pujols, longest slump of his career, until a fourth-inning single in Game 2.

29 Home runs allowed by Phil Hughes this season, the most in AL despite missing five weeks.

 

ON DECK

The Twins have one last shot at avoiding a four-game sweep to the Angels.

PHIL MILLER