Right off the bat

Brian Dozier led off Wednesday’s game against Detroit in the best possible way, with a home run. The clout tied him for the Twins’ career lead in homers to start a game. Here’s the Twins’ top five:

 

20

Brian Dozier, 2012-17

 

Jacque Jones, 1999-2005

14

Chuck Knoblauch, 1991-97

12

Dan Gladden, 1987-91

7

Shannon Stewart, 2003-06