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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:C.Thielbar(3-2) L:K.Chapman(0-1) S:J.Roenicke (1)
    HR: MIN- T.Plouffe (14), B.Dozier (17) HOU- C.Carter (27), B.Barnes (7)



    Minnesota Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Sam Holbrook; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Rob Drake; Third, Joe West;
    - Alex Presley popped out to short. None on with one out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
    - Darin Mastroianni singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier one-out, two-run Home Run (17) to left scored Darin Mastroianni. Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 1st
    - Robbie Grossman singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Robbie Grossman out at second. None on with two outs and Trevor Crowe due up.
    - Trevor Crowe flied out to center to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 2nd
    - Chris Colabello grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Oswaldo Arcia due up.
    - Oswaldo Arcia walked. Runner on first with one out and Josmil Pinto due up.
    - Josmil Pinto singled to left. On the play, Oswaldo Arcia advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon grounded out to first. On the play, Josmil Pinto advances to second and Oswaldo Arcia advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley struck out looking to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 2nd
    - Chris Carter lead-off Home Run (27) to left. Brett Wallace due up.
    - Brett Wallace grounded out second to first. None on with one out and L.J. Hoes due up.
    - L.J. Hoes struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Brandon Barnes due up.
    - Brandon Barnes grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 3rd
    - Darin Mastroianni flied out to center. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier flied out to left. None on with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham walked. Runner on first with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe two-out, two-run Home Run (14) to left scored Josh Willingham. Chris Colabello due up.
    - Chris Colabello doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Oswaldo Arcia due up.
    - Oswaldo Arcia struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 3rd
    - Jonathan Villar singled to center. On the play, Jonathan Villar thrown out at second, center to short to second. None on with one out and Cody Clark due up.
    - Cody Clark struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Robbie Grossman due up.
    - Robbie Grossman flied out to right to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 4th
    - Marwin Gonzalez replaces Johnathan Villar playing shortstop and batting eighth for the Astros.
    - Josmil Pinto walked. Runner on first with none out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Darin Mastroianni due up.
    - Darin Mastroianni popped out to second to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 4th
    - Jose Altuve flied out to left. None on with one out and Trevor Crowe due up.
    - Trevor Crowe flied out to center. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter grounded out third to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 5th
    - Lucas Harrell starts the inning for the Astros.
    - Brian Dozier lined out to short. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham walked. Runner on first with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe singled to right. On the play, Josh Willingham advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Chris Colabello due up.
    - Chris Colabello struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Oswaldo Arcia due up.
    - Oswaldo Arcia struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 5th
    - Brett Wallace struck out swinging. None on with one out and L.J. Hoes due up.
    - L.J. Hoes lined out to center. None on with two outs and Brandon Barnes due up.
    - Brandon Barnes singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez lined out to center to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 6th
    - Josmil Pinto singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon grounded out to first. On the play, Josmil Pinto advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley singled to center. On the play, Josmil Pinto advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
    - Darin Mastroianni grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Alex Presley out at second to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 6th
    - Cody Clark flied out to center. None on with one out and Robbie Grossman due up.
    - Robbie Grossman singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Robbie Grossman out at second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 7th
    - Brian Dozier flied out to center. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Colabello due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe advances to second on a Lucas Harrell wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Colabello at the plate.
    - Chris Colabello walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Oswaldo Arcia due up.
    - Oswaldo Arcia grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 7th
    - Trevor Crowe singled to third. Runner on first with none out and Chris Carter due up.
    - Casey Fien enters the game for the Twins with a runner on first and none out.
    - Chris Carter struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
    - Brett Wallace walked. Runners on first and second with one out and L.J. Hoes due up.
    - L.J. Hoes grounded out to first. On the play, Brett Wallace advances to second and Trevor Crowe advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Brandon Barnes due up.
    - Brandon Barnes singled to right scored Trevor Crowe and Brett Wallace. Runner on first with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Brian Duensing enters the game for the Twins with a runner on first and two out.
    - Marwin Gonzalez walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Cody Clark due up.
    - Brandon Barnes advances to third on a Brian Duensing wild pitch. Runners on first and third and with two outs and Cody Clark at the plate.
    - Brandon Barnes caught stealing home, pitcher to second to first to catcher to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 8th
    - Jorge De Leon starts the inning for the Astros. Josmil Pinto singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley doubled to left scored Josmil Pinto. Runner on second with one out and Darin Mastroianni due up.
    -
    - Alex Presley advances to third on a Cody Clark passed ball. Runners on first with one out and Darin Mastroianni at the plate.
    - Darin Mastroianni sacrifice fly out to center scored Alex Presley. None on with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier flied out to right to end the inning.
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    Houston Bottom 8th
    - Clete Thomas replaces Oswaldo Arcia for the Twins batting seventh and play right field.
    - Jared Burton starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Josmil Pinto dropped foul error with none out and Cody Clark at the plate.
    - Cody Clark flied out to center. None on with one out and Robbie Grossman due up.
    - Robbie Grossman grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve flied out to center to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 9th
    - Josh Zeid starts the inning for the Astros.
    - Josh Willingham flied out to center. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Colabello due up.
    - Chris Colabello struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Clete Thomas due up.
    - Clete Thomas grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Trevor Plouffe out at second to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 9th
    - Glen Perkins starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Trevor Crowe singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Trevor Crowe out at second. None on with two outs and Brett Wallace due up.
    - Brett Wallace was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with two outs and L.J. Hoes due up.
    - L.J. Hoes singled to right. On the play, Brett Wallace advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Brandon Barnes due up.
    - Brandon Barnes two-out, three-run Home Run (7) to right scored Brett Wallace and L.J. Hoes. Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 10th
    - Josmil Pinto struck out swinging. None on with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon bunt grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley reached first on Marwin Gonzalez`s fielding error. Runner on first with two outs and Darin Mastroianni due up.
    - Alex Presley caught stealing second to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 10th
    - Caleb Thielbar starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Cody Clark flied out to left. None on with one out and Robbie Grossman due up.
    - Robbie Grossman lined out to second. None on with two outs and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve flied out to right to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 11th
    - Darin Mastroianni singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier flied out to left. On the play, Darin Mastroianni advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 11th
    - Trevor Crowe grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Brett Wallace due up.
    - Brett Wallace struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Minnesota Top 12th
    - Kevin Chapman starts the inning for the Astros.
    - Chris Colabello singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Clete Thomas due up.
    - Clete Thomas bunt grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to short. On the play, Chris Colabello out at second. Runner on first with one out and Josmil Pinto due up.
    - Josmil Pinto doubled to left. On the play, Clete Thomas advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Ryan Doumit pinch hits for Pedro Florimon for the Twins.
    - Josmil Pinto advances to third on and Clete Thomas scored on a Kevin Chapman wild pitch. Runner on third with one out and Ryan Doumit at the plate.
    - Pinch-Hitter Ryan Doumit walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Alex Presley due up.
    - Doug Bernier pinch hits for Ryan Doumit for Twins.
    - Alex Presley lined out to short. Runners on first and third with two outs and Darin Mastroianni due up.
    - Darin Mastroianni doubled to right scored Josmil Pinto and Doug Bernier. Runner on second with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 12th
    - Doug Bernier remains in the game at shortstop for the Twins.
    - Josh Roenicke starts the inning for the Twins.
    - L.J. Hoes lined out to center. None on with one out and Brandon Barnes due up.
    - Brandon Barnes walked. Runner on first with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Cody Clark due up.
    - Jake Elmore pinch hits for Cody Clark for the Astros.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jake Elmore struck out looking. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Robbie Grossman due up.
    - Matt Pagnozzi pinch hits for Robbie Grossman for the Astros.
    - Pinch-Hitter Matt Pagnozzi grounded out short to first to end the game.

    Minnesota 9, Houston 6


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: C.Thielbar (3-2); LP:K.Chapman (0-1); S:J.Roenicke (1).

    Minnesota 9, Houston 6

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