Nat Borchers, Timbers vs. Crew, 3.6.16
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Quick Strikes | Nat Borchers moves up in MLS record book for minutes played | #SJvPOR

The Portland Timbers take to the road for their first away match this season as they head south to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday at Avaya Stadium (4pm PT, FS1). Here are five numbers to know for #SJvPOR in the latest Quick Strikes. 

26 Since his debut with the Timbers on May 17, 2014, Fanendo Adi has scored an impressive 26 goals, which is tied for fifth-most goals in MLS in that timespan. Tying Adi at that mark is San Jose's Chris Wondolowski, who Portland will face on Sunday. Wondolowski and Adi both scored in their 2016 season openers. 

28,537 After playing a full 90 minutes in the season opener, Nat Borchers surpassed the recently-retired Davy Arnaud for ninth most minutes played in MLS. The 34-year old defender has now played 28,537 minutes in his MLS career, which places him behind only D.C. United's Bobby Boswell among MLS players who spent the majority of their playing the center back position. 

43 When Jack Jewsbury came on as a substitute in Sunday's win over Columbus, he was playing in his 14th consecutive MLS season. Jewsbury was originally drafted with the 43rd pick in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. With the retirement of Arnaud, Jewsbury is the only remaining active MLS player who was drafted 40th or later in a draft before 2004.  

1 In the 13 regular season meetings between San Jose and the Timbers, Portland has lost on just one occasion to the Earthquakes. With a record of 5-1-7 in that span, Portland has a goal differential of +6 against the Quakes in the regular season. 

303 In the last 303 minutes played between the Earthquakes and the Timbers, Portland has outscored its Californian foe by a 6-0 margin. The 303-minute shutout streak is the longest such streak in the 41-year history of the two teams facing each other. 

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