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Minnesota Twins’ Kyle Gibson delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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Game recap: Twins 3, Houston 1

  • August 13, 2014 - 10:00 PM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Kyle Gibson, Twins

The righthander dominated Houston for the second time this season, taking a shutout into the eighth inning.

BY THE NUMBERS

32 Doubles for Eduardo Escobar, after the Twins shortstop hit another one Wednesday.

1,501 Career hits for Joe Mauer; his first-inning single was 1,500.

6 Twins who have 1,500 hits.

ON DECK

The Twins have Thursday off before beginning an 11-game homestand and a four-game series with the Royals on Friday night at Target field.

PHIL MILLER

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