IMPACT PLAYER

Tommy Milone, Twins

The lefthanded emergency starter and held Cleveland to two runs over 5⅔ innings.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

11: Pitches — all strikes — thrown by Glen Perkins in the eighth inning.

6-2: The Twins’ record over their past eight games.

2.16: ERA for Milone in six starts against Cleveland.

425: In feet, the estimated distance of Trevor Plouffe’s home run in the first inning.

 

ON DECK

The Twins face righthander Cody Anderson, who has a 6.75 ERA in two starts against them.

LA VELLE E. NEAL III