George Springer, Houston
The Astros right fielder was 1-for-2 with a two-run homer in the fourth, two walks and two runs scored.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 career leadoff home runs for Danny Santana
28 pitches Alex Meyer threw in the third inning
412 feet was the estimated distance of George Springer’s home run in the fourth
Houston righthander Mike Fiers has a career record of 2-1 with a 1.65 ERA against the Twins. Fiers is on the mound Wednesday as the Twins will start righthander Phil Hughes in the rubber game of the three-game series.
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