GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Michael Pineda, Twins

The righthander, making his first start since July 5, 2017, with the Yankees, threw four shutout innings against Cleveland, giving up one hit and one walk.

BY THE NUMBERS

3 Years in a row the Twins have won their first series.

23 RBI in 30 career big-league games for Willians Astudillo.

39 Strikeouts by Twins pitchers, their most ever over the first three games of a season.

299 Career doubles for Nelson Cruz.

ON DECK

The Twins have their second of five early-season off days Monday; they left Sunday for Kansas City so that they can get a break before opening a two-game series on Tuesday.