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Minnesota Twins (8-18)


Sun. 5/1 Mon. 5/2 Tue. 5/3 Wed. 5/4 Fri. 5/6
vs. Det
L 5-6
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@ Hou
W 6-2
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Min 4 - 6 Hou
Final
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@ Hou
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT
@ CWS
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT

Castro, Springer power Houston past Minnesota, 6-4

HOUSTON (AP) Jason Castro and George Springer hit homers and the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

Castro hit his first homer of the year to lead off the three-run third inning, and Springer hit a shot that bounced off the railroad tracks in left field and out of the stadium to cap the three-run fourth.

Castro's home run was knocked down by a fan and never made it over the wall into the Crawford Boxes, but it was called a homer, and after a lengthy review, it was confirmed.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Mauer.326
HR: B. Park6
RBI: B. Park11
SB: E. Núñez5
W: K. Jepsen2
ERA: R. Nolasco4.05
Saves: K. Jepsen2
K: R. Nolasco28
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi White Sox 198.704-
Detroit 1411.5604
Kansas City 1412.5384.5
Cleveland 1112.4786
Minnesota 819.29611
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .243 (16)
Runs: 91 (25)
Hits: 217 (11)
Home Runs: 22 (20)
Stolen Bases: 15 (14)
OBP: .313 (17)
SLG: .381 (22)
Total Bases: 341 (14)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.97 (17)
Runs Allowed: 118 (21)
Saves: 2 (29)
Strikeouts: 211 (14)
OpBA: .264 (23)
OBP: .325 (17)
SLG: .432 (22)
Run Support: 3.51 (25)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/3 T. Plouffe Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/3 T. Plouffe Removed From 15-Day DL (Strained right intercostal muscle)
5/2 J. Polanco Sent to Minors
4/30 T. Plouffe Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
4/27 A. Albers Signed to a Minor League Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/24 K. Gibson Strained right shoulder (on 15-day DL)
4/20 E. Santana Lower back strain (on 15-day DL)
4/18 T. Plouffe Strained right intercostal muscle (on 15-day DL)
4/11 G. Perkins Strained left shoulder (on 15-day DL)
4/10 D. Santana off 15-day DL
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