Eduardo Nunez, Twins
The late addition to the lineup got the Twins on the scoreboard with a solo home run, then made it a three-run lead with an RBI grounder that he nearly beat out for a hit.
BY THE NUMBERS
31 Pitches Kevin Jepsen needed for his fourth save, as he left the bases loaded.
12 Pitches Glen Perkins needed for a 1-2-3 seventh in a rare appearance outside of the ninth inning.
1.80 Trevor May’s ERA as a reliever this season, after he pitched a perfect eighth inning.
Mike Fiers will try to become only the second pitcher in major league history with back-to-back no-hitters as the Astros righthander faces the Twins for the third time this season.