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This is a 2014 photo of Dexter Fowler of the Houston Astros baseball team. This image reflects the Astros active roster as of, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ORG XMIT: FLAB515

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Recap: Houston 5, Twins 4

  • June 7, 2014 - 12:45 AM

GAME RECAP

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Dexter Fowler, Houston

The center fielder’s triple started a three-run sixth inning, and he helped preserve the lead with a diving catch to rob Trevor Plouffe of an extra-base hit in the eighth.

By the NUMBERS

3 Home runs given up by Phil Hughes, after he had given up four all season before Friday.

22 Doubles for Plouffe, tying a career high.

33 Strikeouts in the past 22 games for Jason Kubel.

ON DECK

Houston starter Scott Feldman, who has a 5.44 career ERA against the Twins, throws more curveballs (29.3 percent) than any AL pitcher with at least 50 innings.

La VELLE E. NEAL III

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