Minnesota Twins 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Friday, August 28, 2015 (N) at Target Field

HOU A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
MIN A    0  0  1    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  3  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Lowrie 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Gattis dh                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rasmus rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Gomez cf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Valbuena 1b                   1   0   0   0       3   0       9   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Castro c                      2   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Conger pr,c                 2   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
Marisnick lf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carter ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Kazmir p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   6   0       4  10      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Conger-Valbuena.

BATTING - 
2B: Castro (19,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 10.

Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Buxton cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Escobar ss                    3   1   1   0       1   1       0   3
Dozier 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   2       1   2
Plouffe 1b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Rosario rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hunter dh                     2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Nunez 3b                      3   1   1   2       0   0       1   1
Suzuki c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Robinson lf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Gibson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Duensing p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jepsen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   3   3   3       2   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Nunez (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Escobar (22,off Kazmir).
HR: Nunez (3,3rd inning off Kazmir 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Plouffe (2,by Kazmir); Hunter (5,by Kazmir).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kazmir L(7-9)                 7     3   3   3   1   6   1  26
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8     3   3   3   2   7   1  30

HBP: Kazmir 2 (5,Plouffe,Hunter).

Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(9-9)                 5.2   4   0   0   3   4   0  24
Duensing                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Perkins                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
May                           1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Jepsen SV(9)                  1     2   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9     6   0   0   4  10   0  37

Inherited Runners - Scored: Duensing 2-0.
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Umpires: HP - Ben May, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Mark Ripperger, 3B - Bill Miller
Official Scorer: Gregg Wong
Replay: home run (7th inning, Kurt Suzuki at bat, umpire review, call
upheld)
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 28636


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Minnesota Twins          
1. Altuve              2b        Buxton              cf
2. Lowrie              3b        Escobar             ss
3. Gattis              dh        Dozier              2b
4. Rasmus              rf        Plouffe             1b
5. Gomez               cf        Rosario             rf
6. Valbuena            1b        Hunter              dh
7. Gonzalez            ss        Nunez               3b
8. Castro              c         Suzuki              c
9. Marisnick           lf        Robinson            lf
   Kazmir              p         Gibson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Lowrie
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gattis grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Buxton flied to center; Escobar flied to center;
Dozier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rasmus flied to center; Gomez grounded out (catcher
to first); Valbuena walked; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Plouffe lined to center; Rosario lined to first;
Hunter grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castro flied to left; Marisnick grounded out (second
to first); Altuve singled to left; Altuve was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 3RD: Nunez homered; Suzuki popped to shortstop; Robinson
struck out; Buxton struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Twins 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lowrie flied to center; Gattis reached on an error
by Nunez; Rasmus struck out; Gomez singled to left [Gattis to
second]; Valbuena grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

TWINS 4TH: Escobar doubled to left; Dozier walked; Plouffe was
hit by a pitch [Escobar to third, Dozier to second]; Rosario
struck out; Hunter was hit by a pitch [Escobar scored, Dozier to
third, Plouffe to second]; Nunez grounded out (second to first)
[Dozier scored, Plouffe to third, Hunter to second]; Suzuki
flied to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Castro
doubled to center; CONGER RAN FOR CASTRO; Marisnick struck
out; Astros catcher Jason Castro left the game due to an
injured leg; Altuve singled to shortstop [Conger to third];
Lowrie flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 5TH: CONGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Robinson singled
to right; On a bunt Buxton hit into a double play to catcher
[Robinson out at first (catcher to first)]; Catcher Jason
Castro lunged forward and caught the ball in his bare and then
threw to 1B to complete DP; Escobar struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Gattis walked; Rasmus popped to third; Gomez struck
out; Valbuena walked [Gattis to second]; DUENSING REPLACED
GIBSON (PITCHING); Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 6TH: Dozier popped to first; Plouffe was called out on
strikes; Rosario grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 7TH: PERKINS REPLACED DUENSING (PITCHING); Conger struck
out; Marisnick popped to second; Altuve struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 7TH: Hunter grounded out (pitcher to first); Nunez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Suzuki lined to center;
Kurt Suzuki's fly to LF was ruled foul but crew chief Bill
Miller requested a review; the call was upheld by replay; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MAY REPLACED PERKINS (PITCHING); Lowrie was called
out on strikes; Gattis grounded out (shortstop to first); Rasmus
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED KAZMIR (PITCHING); Robinson grounded
out (second to first); Buxton flied to right; Escobar walked;
Dozier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 9TH: JEPSEN REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); Gomez struck out;
Valbuena walked; Gonzalez singled to right [Valbuena to second];
Conger struck out; CARTER BATTED FOR MARISNICK; Carter singled
to shortstop [Valbuena to third, Gonzalez to second]; Altuve
flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   6   0   10
 Twins            3   3   1    3


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