IMPACT PLAYER

Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati

The Reds righthander held the Twins to one run over eight innings on four hits and one walk with eight strikeouts.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

7: Hitting streak, in games, for the Reds’ Brandon Phillips.

25: Doubles for Brian Dozier, just eight shy of his career high of 33 set in 2013 and 2014.

6-6: Record for the Twins in rubber games of series.

.088: Batting average for Twins pinch hitters this season.

101: Miles per hour was the speed of the pitch on which Aroldis Chapman struck out Joe Mauer in the ninth inning.

La Velle E. Neal III