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Worth noting

• During Casey Fien's last 10 appearances, the righty hasn't given up a run or issued a walk. In the 8 2/3 innings of that span, Fien has nine strikeouts and opponents are batting .077 (2-for-26) against him.

• Through 11 games, rookie reliever Caleb Thielbar hasn't surrendered a run. In 12 2/3 innings, the lefty has allowed five hits.

• Minnesota leads the American League with 81 double plays this year entering Saturday's game.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for
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