Matt Boyd, Detroit
So dominant over six shutout innings, he didn’t allow a hit until the final one.
BY THE NUMBERS
11 Runs allowed by Twins starting pitchers in seven games, the fewest in the majors.
17 Strikeouts by Byron Buxton, in 30 plate appearances this season.
433 Career saves by Francisco Rodriguez, most by any active player and fourth-most in major league history.
The Twins will face AL Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer in Game 2 of the series; he’ll be opposed by Kyle Gibson.