After Ohtani racked up 11 strikeouts while yielding only three singles, Zack Cozart delivered a walk-off RBI single in the Angels' 2-1 victory Sunday.
7-2 The Twins' record on this 10-game road trip, with one game remaining.
The Angels got one back in the bottom of the third when Cozart scored on a chopper to third by Justin Upton to make it 3-1. RHP Parker Bridwell (elbow inflammation) is set to resume throwing, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. He was denied the win after reliever Cam Bedrosian allowed the game-tying RBI single by Joe Mauer.
Angels: RHP Blake Wood (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment at Class-A Inland Empire on Monday.
Hildenberger got out of the bases-loaded jam and Garver got the key hit in the next inning to help continue the Twins' hot streak away from home.
Ohtani gave up just one run on three hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings, striking out 11.
At the plate, Ohtani has batted.348 with five home runs and 16 runs-batted =-in so far this season in the first slugger-pitcher combination effort since legend Babe Ruth's heyday a century ago.
Saturday: Went 0 for 2 with four walks and a stolen base in a 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins in 12 innings. Ohtani escaped when he struck out Eddie Rosario for the final out of the inning. "He's only 23 years old and is going to get better".