Eduardo Escobar, Twins
The Twins shortstop went 2-for-4 with two solo home runs Wednesday, giving him a career-high 39 RBI this season.
BY THE NUMBERS
2 Bunt hits for the Twins in the seventh, allowing them to score two runs and take a 4-2 lead.
217 Strikeouts for Chris Archer, third most in baseball, after striking out 12 Wednesday.
Rays lefthander Drew Smyly is 2-1 with a 1.84 ERA in 14 career appearances, including four starts, against the Twins. Lefthander Tommy Milone will start after getting his first career save on Sunday in Baltimore. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 p.m.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III