Kyle Gibson, Twins
The righthander pitched eight shutout innings, including some tough outs at the end, to improve to 6-6 and lower his ERA to 3.04.
BY THE NUMBERS
26 Consecutive saves converted by Twins closer Glen Perkins, one short of Joe Nathan's franchise record. Perkins pitched a 1-2-3 ninth.
2 Hits by Danny Santana, his first multihit game since May 6.
21 Triples by the Twins this season, third most in the AL.
Tommy Milone, who hasn't given up more than two runs in a start since returning to the Twins, faces Jeremy Guthrie.