IMPACT PLAYER: Taijuan Walker, Seattle

A walk, a home run, an infield error — and 27 quick outs, all in 101 tidy pitches.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

2 One-hitters in Target Field history. Zach Stewart of the White Sox threw a one-hitter in the second game of a doubleheader Sept. 5, 2011, a 4-0 Chicago victory.

2 Years since the Twins were last held to one hit, by the Tigers’ Anibal Sanchez on May 24, 2013, in Detroit.

4 Home runs, all of them in Target Field, by Miguel Sano in 22 career games.

6.02 Cumulative ERA of Twins starters in the first seven games of the current homestand.

 

ON DECK

Mike Montgomery, who pitched a one-hit shutout in June, will start against the Twins for the first time in his career. He’ll oppose Kyle Gibson.

PHIL MILLER