Yadier Molina, C, St. Louis
Doubled, scored a run, and snuffed Twins threat by throwing out Byron Buxton while trying to steal in the eighth.
In the numbers
1.47 Michael Wacha’s ERA in three starts against AL teams this year
.664 Joe Mauer’s OPS, lower than all eight starting Cardinals position players Tuesday
10 Extra-base hits by Eduardo Nunez, among his 19 total hits
The four-game series shifts north for the last two games, which is the Cardinals’ first visit to Target Field.