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Game Story

After three straight 100-loss seasons, the Houston Astros' lineup is suddenly filled with sluggers who can change a game with one swing. Chris Carter and Jon Singleton hit their first career grand slams to power Houston to a 14-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Carter's slam in the...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hou 0 1 1 3 0 0 4 1 4 14 13 0
Min 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 10 2

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Houston
Carlos CorporánDFP
singled to shallow right,
Robbie GrossmanDFP
scored
HOU 1 - MIN 0
Top 3rd: Houston
Dexter FowlerDFP
homered to deep right
HOU 2 - MIN 0
Top 4th: Houston
Jonathan VillarDFP
singled to shallow center,
Robbie GrossmanDFP
scored,
Chris CarterDFP
to third,
Carlos CorporánDFP
to second
HOU 3 - MIN 0
Dexter FowlerDFP
singled to shallow right,
Chris CarterDFP
scored,
Carlos CorporánDFP
to third,
Jonathan VillarDFP
to second
HOU 4 - MIN 0
José AltuveDFP
hit sacrifice fly to deep center,
Carlos CorporánDFP
scored,
Jonathan VillarDFP
to third
HOU 5 - MIN 0
Bottom 4th: Minnesota
Eduardo NúñezDFP
homered to deep center
HOU 5 - MIN 1
Bottom 5th: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
singled to left center,
Eduardo EscobarDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to third
HOU 5 - MIN 2
Josh WillinghamDFP
singled to shallow center,
Brian DozierDFP
scored,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
to second
HOU 5 - MIN 3
Top 7th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to deep right,
Jon SingletonDFP
,
Matt DomínguezDFP
and
Robbie GrossmanDFP
scored
HOU 9 - MIN 3
Bottom 7th: Minnesota
Josh WillinghamDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left center,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
HOU 9 - MIN 4
Eduardo NúñezDFP
singled to shallow right,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
scored,
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
to third
HOU 9 - MIN 5
Top 8th: Houston
George SpringerDFP
homered to deep center
HOU 10 - MIN 5
Top 9th: Houston
Jon SingletonDFP
homered to deep right,
Jonathan VillarDFP
,
Dexter FowlerDFP
and
George SpringerDFP
scored
HOU 14 - MIN 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Dexter FowlerDFP
CF
5 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 .277
José AltuveDFP
2B
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 .315
George SpringerDFP
RF
3 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 .251
Jon SingletonDFP
1B
6 2 2 4 1 0 3 0 6 .200
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
5 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .245
Robbie GrossmanDFP
LF
3 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 .198
Chris CarterDFP
DH
4 2 1 4 1 0 2 0 2 .194
Carlos CorporánDFP
C
4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .194
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .205
Totals 38 14 13 14 4 8 9 3 20
Batting
2B - J Singleton (1, B Duensing); R Grossman (4, C Fien)
HR - D Fowler (4, 3rd inning off S Deduno 0 on, 0 Out), G Springer (12, 8th inning off C Fien 0 on, 0 Out), J Singleton (2, 9th inning off G Perkins 3 on, 2 Out), C Carter (10, 7th inning off B Duensing 3 on, 0 Out)
SF - J Altuve
RBI - D Fowler 2 (19), J Altuve (21), G Springer (35), J Singleton 4 (6), C Carter 4 (27), C Corporan (11), J Villar (18)
2-out RBI - J Singleton 4, C Corporan
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Dominguez 3, C Carter 1
GIDP - J Singleton
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - J Altuve 2 (23, 2nd base off S Deduno/J Pinto, 2nd base off S Deduno/J Pinto), R Grossman (3, 3rd base off S Deduno/J Pinto)
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Villar-J Singleton)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .361
Brian DozierDFP
2B
2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 .245
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 .250
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
3 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 .306
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 .279
Eduardo NúñezDFP
RF
5 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 .291
Chris ParmeleeDFP
1B
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .164
Josmil PintoDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .222
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .304
Totals 35 5 10 5 1 7 12 0 18
Batting
2B - B Dozier (11, D Downs)
HR - E Nunez (2, 4th inning off C McHugh 0 on, 2 Out)
SF - J Willingham
RBI - T Plouffe (36), J Willingham 2 (15), E Nunez 2 (10)
2-out RBI - E Nunez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Plouffe 2, E Nunez 1, J Pinto 1
GIDP - O Arcia
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
E - B Dozier (4, field); J Pinto (5, throw)
Outfield assists - E Nunez
DP - 2 (B Dozier-E Escobar-C Parmelee, E Nunez-B Dozier-C Parmelee)

Pitching

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Collin McHughDFP
4.1 3 3 3 5 6 1 1.03 2.82
Josh FieldsDFP
1.2 3 0 0 0 4 0 1.34 6.04
Kyle FarnsworthDFP
0.1 2 2 2 2 0 0 1.80 5.40
Darin DownsDFP
(W, 1-0)
2.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.88 1.32

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Samuel DedunoDFP
(L, 2-4)
3.0 3 5 5 4 1 1 1.50 4.45
Anthony SwarzakDFP
3.0 3 0 0 2 2 0 1.55 4.06
Brian DuensingDFP
1.0 3 4 4 2 1 1 1.36 3.33
Casey FienDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 3 1 0.88 2.42
Glen PerkinsDFP
1.0 2 4 0 0 2 1 1.02 2.96
Pitching
WP - C McHugh
HBP - J Altuve (by S Deduno); G Springer (by G Perkins); C Carter (by S Deduno)
Pitches-strikes - C McHugh 101-57; J Fields 39-26; K Farnsworth 21-11; D Downs 30-22; S Deduno 79-40; A Swarzak 47-26; B Duensing 33-19; C Fien 18-13; G Perkins 19-14
Ground balls-fly balls - C McHugh 1-5; J Fields 2-0; K Farnsworth 0-1; D Downs 3-4; S Deduno 5-3; A Swarzak 3-5; B Duensing 2-1; C Fien 0-1; G Perkins 1-3
Batters faced - C McHugh 20; J Fields 8; K Farnsworth 5; D Downs 10; S Deduno 17; A Swarzak 13; B Duensing 8; C Fien 5; G Perkins 7
Game Details
Game Time: 3:45.
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Will Little. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 69 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 31,576.