SCORECARD

FIRST INNING

Houston: George Springer singled to right off Twins starter Mike Pelfrey. Jose Altuve singled to right, Springer advanced to third. Carlos Correa reached on a fielder's choice to short, scoring Springer.

Houston 1, Twins 0

SECOND INNING

Houston: Jed Lowrie doubled to center. Carlos Gomez grounded out to first. Colby Rasmus hit a two-run homer to right.

Houston 3, Twins 0

FOURTH INNING

Houston: Evan Gattis singled to right. Lowrie singled to left, Gattis went to second. Carlos Gomez singled to left, loading the bases. Rasmus struck out. Luis Valbuena struck out. Hank Conger hit a grand-slam homer to left-center.

Houston 7, Twins 0

eighth INNING

Houston: Jonathan Villar singled to center off reliever Michael Tonkin. Gomez struck out. Rasmus singled to right, Villar ran to second. Chris Carter struck out. Conger singled to right, scoring Villar.

Houston 8, Twins 0

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Hicks cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .268

Dozier 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .241

Santana ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217

Mauer 1b 4 0 2 0 0 2 .270

Vargas 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248

Sano dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 .293

Plouffe 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .242

Rosario lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .268

Hunter rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .228

Robinson rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254

Suzuki c 2 0 1 0 1 1 .246

Fryer c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167

Escobar ss-2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .266

Totals 32 0 7 0 1 9

Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Springer rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 .264

Tucker ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .249

Altuve 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .315

Correa ss 4 0 0 1 0 2 .272

Gattis dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 .241

Lowrie 3b 3 2 3 0 0 0 .250

Villar ph-3b 1 1 1 0 0 0 .271

Gomez cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .220

Marisnick cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234

Rasmus lf-rf 4 1 2 2 0 1 .230

Valbuena 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .208

Carter ph-1b 1 0 0 0 1 1 .182

Conger c 4 1 2 5 0 0 .220

Totals 36 8 13 8 1 10

Twins 000 000 000 — 0 7 0

Houston 120 400 01x — 8 13 0

LOB—Twins 6, Houston 5. 2B—Mauer (26), Plouffe (30), Lowrie (13). HR—Col.Rasmus (18), off Pelfrey; Conger (10), off Pelfrey. RBI—Correa (46), Col.Rasmus 2 (48), Conger 5 (27). GIDP—Dozier, Gattis. DP—Twins 1, Houston 1.

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Pelfrey L, 6-9 4 8 7 7 0 5 70 4.17

Boyer 1 2 0 0 0 1 13 2.68

O'Rourke 1 0 0 0 1 0 11 6.75

Achter 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 6.48

Tonkin 1 3 1 1 0 3 25 6.39

HOUSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

McHugh W,15-7 7 2/3 7 0 0 1 6 106 3.75

Thatcher 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 6 3.72

M.Feliz 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 0.00

Umpires—Home, Jim Reynolds; First, Paul Schrieber; Second, Fieldin Culbreth; Third, Manny Gonzalez. T—2:35. A—27,807 (41,574).