Worth noting

• The Twins have tallied 10 or more hits in three of their last four games entering Friday.

• The Twins have struggled winning games on the road, most recently sweeping the White Sox at home June 19-22, and being swept by the Angels June 24-26.

• The Twins are 1-3 against the Rangers this season entering Friday, but have won three of their last four in Arlington. The two teams have played one series this season, May 26-29.

Grace Raynor is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.