MINNEAPOLIS, July 18 (UPI) -- Glen Perkins and three relievers combined to throw a three-hitter Friday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-0 whipping of Texas.
It was the fifth straight victory for Perkins.
Kevin Millwood (6-6) took the loss, surrendering 11 hits and five runs in 6 1/3.
Michael Young extended his hitting streak to 16 games for the Rangers, who suffered their first shutout of the season.
Ian Kinsler's 25-game hitting streak came to an end. He wound up three short of the Texas franchise record, set by Gabe Kapler in 2000.