MIN Glen Perkins, LHP (7-2, 3.84)
Twins (55-43)
Mike Mussina, RHP (12-6, 3.49)
Yankees (53-45)

Scouting Report:
Twins: The rookie left-hander continues to impress the Twins with his performance in a starting role. Perkins held a hot-hitting Rangers lineup scoreless for six innings, allowing just three hits and walking three. He's 3-0 in his last three starts and has not lost since May 30, going 5-0 with a 3.81 ERA over that span. That last loss came against the Yankees, the club he will face next in New York. Perkins gave up five earned runs on 10 hits over just four innings in that first outing at the Metrodome.

Yankees: Mussina surpassed his win total from the entire 2007 season when he picked up his 12th win Friday night against the A's. He threw six innings of one-run ball and scattered nine hits to quiet the Oakland offense. Mussina struck out six -- four looking -- and did not record a walk for the second straight game. He is now 11-3 with a 3.00 ERA in his last 16 starts.

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