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4 - 2
49-70

Game Story

Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. A pair of walks by Josh Fields (2-5) left runners at first and second with two outs in the ninth when...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 11 1
Hou 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 2

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Danny SantanaDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to third,
Joe MauerDFP
out at second
MIN 1 - HOU 0
Bottom 1st: Houston
José AltuveDFP
homered to deep left
MIN 1 - HOU 1
Top 4th: Minnesota
Eduardo EscobarDFP
scored,
Danny SantanaDFP
to third on
Brad PeacockDFP
's throwing error
MIN 2 - HOU 1
Bottom 5th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to deep left
MIN 2 - HOU 2
Top 9th: Minnesota
Joe MauerDFP
singled to left center,
Jordan SchaferDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to third,
Brian DozierDFP
scored,
Joe MauerDFP
to second advancing on throw
MIN 4 - HOU 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .322
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .240
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .274
Kennys VargasDFP
DH
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .286
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .249
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .301
Chris ParmeleeDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .253
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .278
Jordan SchaferDFP
LF
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 .263
Totals 36 4 11 2 0 4 8 1 19
Batting
2B - B Dozier (23, B Peacock); J Mauer (18, B Peacock); E Escobar 2 (31, B Peacock 2)
RBI - J Mauer 2 (30), T Plouffe (55)
2-out RBI - J Mauer 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Santana 1, B Dozier 1, K Vargas 1, K Suzuki 2
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - J Schafer (5, 2nd base off J Fields/J Castro)
CS - D Santana (3, 2nd base by J Buchanan/J Castro)
Fielding
E - T Milone (1, field)
DP - 1 (B Dozier-E Escobar-J Mauer)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Robbie GrossmanDFP
RF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .198
José AltuveDFP
2B
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .336
Chris CarterDFP
DH
3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .227
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .233
Jason CastroDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .231
Domingo SantanaDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .000
Jon SingletonDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .193
Jake MarisnickDFP
CF
4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Gregorio PetitDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .258
Totals 34 2 9 2 2 3 8 0 14
Batting
HR - J Altuve (5, 1st inning off T Milone 0 on, 1 Out), C Carter (26, 5th inning off T Milone 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Altuve (35), C Carter (61)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Grossman 2, J Castro 1
GIDP - R Grossman
Team LOB - 8
Running
CS - J Marisnick (1, 2nd base by T Milone/K Suzuki)
Fielding
E - B Peacock (2, throw); J Buchanan (1, field)
Outfield assists - R Grossman
PB - J Castro
DP - 1 (J Singleton)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tommy MiloneDFP
6.0 8 2 2 3 5 2 1.25 3.52
Ryan PresslyDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.82 0.82
Brian DuensingDFP
(W, 3-2)
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.21 2.30
Glen PerkinsDFP
(SV, 29)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 2.68

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brad PeacockDFP
5.0 7 2 1 1 5 0 1.62 5.25
Jake BuchananDFP
3.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 1.43 4.30
Josh FieldsDFP
(L, 2-5)
1.0 1 2 2 2 2 0 1.23 4.84
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - T Milone 97-58; R Pressly 14-10; B Duensing 16-10; G Perkins 14-11; B Peacock 115-77; J Buchanan 38-25; J Fields 30-15
Ground balls-fly balls - T Milone 5-8; R Pressly 1-1; B Duensing 0-0; G Perkins 2-0; B Peacock 6-7; J Buchanan 6-0; J Fields 1-1
Batters faced - T Milone 27; R Pressly 4; B Duensing 2; G Perkins 4; B Peacock 23; J Buchanan 11; J Fields 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Bob Davidson. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Adrian Johnson.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 15,569.