Robbie Grossman, Houston
The left fielder, hitting below .200, reached base four times on two hits and two walks, scoring three runs.
By the NUMBERS
8 Outs recorded by Houston reliever Darin Downs, who was given the victory after starter Collin McHugh failed to last five innings.
11 Victories for the Astros over their past 15 games.
4.97 ERA for Twins starters after Sam Deduno was lifted in the fourth inning.