SCORECARD

FIFTH INNING

Houston: Marwin Gonzalez hit a one-out single to right off Twins starter Ervin Santana. Preston Tucker doubled to center, scoring Gonzalez.

Houston 1, Twins 0

SIXTH INNING

Twins: Byron Buxton doubled to center off Houston starter Lance McCullers. Aaron Hicks reached on a bunt single to McCullers, Buxton advanced to third. Brian Dozier grounded into a double play to short, scoring Buxton.

Houston 1, Twins 1

NINTH INNING

Twins: Dozier singled to center off reliever Luke Gregerson. Joe Mauer grounded out to second, Dozier went to second. Miguel Sano struck out. Trevor Plouffe was hit by a pitch. Eddie Rosario tripled to right, scoring Dozier and Plouffe.

Houston: Jed Lowrie homered to left off reliever Kevin Jepsen.

Twins 3, Houston 2

twins AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Hicks rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .268

Dozier 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .241

Mauer 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .269

Sano dh 4 0 0 0 0 3 .287

Plouffe 3b 2 1 0 0 1 0 .241

Rosario lf 4 0 2 2 0 1 .271

Escobar ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .263

Suzuki c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .244

Buxton cf 3 1 1 0 0 0 .194

Totals 31 3 5 2 2 10

Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Springer rf 4 0 0 0 1 4 .261

Altuve 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .312

Correa ss 4 0 3 0 0 0 .279

Gattis dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 .241

Lowrie 3b 3 1 1 1 1 1 .252

Gomez cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .213

Gonzalez 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .272

Villar pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271

Tucker lf 3 0 1 1 0 1 .250

Marisnick lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234

Rasmus ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .230

Conger c 3 0 0 0 1 2 .216

Totals 34 2 8 2 4 12

Twins 000 001 002 — 3 5 0

Houston 000 010 001 — 2 8 0

LOB—Twins 4, Houston 9. 2B—E.Rosario (16), Buxton (5), Tucker (18). 3B—E.Rosario (11). HR—Lowrie (7), off Jepsen. RBI—E.Rosario 2 (39), Lowrie (20), Tucker (32). SB—Villar (5). DP—Twins 1, Houston 1.

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

E.Santana W, 4-4 8 6 1 1 2 11 119 4.93

Jepsen S, 11-15 1 2 1 1 2 1 26 2.47

HOUSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

McCullers 7 3 1 1 2 8 103 3.07

Harris 1 0 0 0 0 1 17 1.34

Gregerson L, 7-3 1 2 2 2 0 1 25 3.06

HBP—by Gregerson (Plouffe). Umpires—Home, Paul Schrieber; First, Fieldin Culbreth; Second, Manny Gonzalez; Third, Jim Reynolds. T—2:45. A—27,643 (41,574).