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Statistical nuggets from Game 1

-- Curtis Granderson hit his second career postseason triple. His first came against the Yankees in Game 2 of the 2006 ALDS for the Tigers.

-- Mariano Rivera passed Curt Schilling for eighth place in innings pitched in the postseason with 134.2. Curt Schilling was a starting pitcher.

-- Rivera earned his 40th career postseason save. He is first on that list. Brad Lidge is second with 16.

-- Rivera has never allowed a run to the Twins in 14.2 postseason innings.

-- The Twins have lost 10 postseason games in a row. Their last win was Game 1 of the 2004 ALDS against the Yankees.

-- The Twins went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position.

-- The attendance of 42,032 was the largest ever at Target Field.

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