Minnesota Twins 7, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Sunday, August 30, 2015 (D) at Target Field

HOU A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  5  -   5 12  0
MIN A    1  0  0    0  0  2    4  0  x  -   7  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   1   4   2       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   3   0       0   2       0   5
Gattis dh                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Stassi ph,dh                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rasmus rf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
Gomez cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Valbuena 3b                   3   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Carter 1b                     3   1   1   3       0   1       9   0
Conger c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Marisnick lf                  4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
McCullers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Perez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Velasquez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  12   5       1  12      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Gomez (4,off E. Santana); Altuve (24,off Fien).
HR: Carter (18,9th inning off O'Rourke 2 on 1 out); Altuve (11,9th inning off
May 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Carter (6,by E. Santana).
GDP: Stassi (1,off Fien).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gonzalez (4,2nd base by E. Santana/Herrmann).

Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dozier 2b                     4   2   1   0       1   0       2   1
Escobar ss                    3   1   1   1       1   0       3   2
Mauer 1b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Sano dh                       2   2   1   2       2   1       0   0
Rosario rf                    3   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Nunez 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Robinson lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       0   1      12   1
Buxton cf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
E. Santana p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Fien p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Rourke p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  May p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7   8   7       4   7      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Dozier-Escobar-Mauer.

BATTING - 
2B: Buxton (4,off McCullers); Escobar (23,off Qualls).
3B: Dozier (4,off Qualls).
HR: Nunez (4,6th inning off McCullers 1 on 2 out); Sano (13,7th inning off
Perez 1 on 1 out).
SF: Rosario (3,off McCullers).
HBP: Buxton (1,by Velasquez).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rosario (10,2nd base off McCullers/Conger).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McCullers L(5-5)              6     4   3   3   4   6   1  26
Qualls                        0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
Perez                         0.2   2   2   2   0   1   1   4
Velasquez                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   7   7   4   7   2  37

HBP: Velasquez (2,Buxton).
Inherited Runners - Scored: Perez 1-1.
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Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
E. Santana W(3-4)             7     6   0   0   0  10   0  26
Fien                          1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
O'Rourke                      0.2   3   4   4   1   0   1   6
May                           0.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   2
Totals                        9    12   5   5   1  12   2  38

HBP: E. Santana (3,Carter).
Inherited Runners - Scored: May 1-1.
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Umpires: HP - Mark Ripperger, 1B - Bill Miller, 2B - Ben May, 3B - Doug Eddings
Official Scorer: Gregg Wong
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 28877


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Minnesota Twins          
1. Altuve              2b        Dozier              2b
2. Gonzalez            ss        Escobar             ss
3. Gattis              dh        Mauer               1b
4. Rasmus              rf        Sano                dh
5. Gomez               cf        Rosario             rf
6. Valbuena            3b        Nunez               3b
7. Carter              1b        Robinson            lf
8. Conger              c         Herrmann            c
9. Marisnick           lf        Buxton              cf
   McCullers           p         E. Santana          p

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve singled to center; Gonzalez was called out on
strikes; Gattis struck out; Rasmus struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Dozier walked; Escobar walked [Dozier to second];
Mauer flied to center [Dozier to third]; Sano walked [Escobar to
second]; Rosario out on a sacrifice fly to right [Dozier scored,
Escobar to third]; Nunez lined to right; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Gomez singled to center; Valbuena flied to left
[Gomez to second]; Carter was called out on strikes; Gomez was
picked off second (pitcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 1.

TWINS 2ND: Robinson flied to right; Herrmann grounded out (first
unassisted); Buxton doubled to left; Dozier grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Conger struck out; Marisnick struck out; Altuve
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Twins 1.

TWINS 3RD: Escobar flied to left; Mauer struck out; Sano struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez singled to right; Gattis was called out on
strikes; Rasmus lined to center; Gonzalez was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Twins 1.

TWINS 4TH: Rosario singled to right; Nunez lined to center;
Rosario stole second; Robinson grounded out (third to first);
Herrmann struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Gomez doubled to center; Valbuena struck out; Carter
popped to shortstop; Conger popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

TWINS 5TH: Buxton struck out; Dozier grounded out (third to
first); Escobar grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

ASTROS 6TH: On a bunt Marisnick made an out to pitcher; Altuve
singled to center; Gonzalez singled to center [Altuve to
second]; Gattis flied to center; Rasmus struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 1.

TWINS 6TH: Mauer struck out; Sano walked; Rosario was called out
on strikes; Nunez homered [Sano scored]; Robinson singled to
center; Herrmann grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Gomez flied to center; Valbuena flied to right;
Carter was hit by a pitch; Conger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 3.

TWINS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED MCCULLERS (PITCHING); Buxton lined to
pitcher (pitcher to shortstop to first); Dozier tripled to
right; Escobar doubled [Dozier scored]; PEREZ REPLACED QUALLS
(PITCHING); Mauer singled to center [Escobar scored]; Sano
homered [Mauer scored]; Rosario struck out; Nunez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 7.

ASTROS 8TH: FIEN REPLACED E. SANTANA (PITCHING); Marisnick
struck out; Altuve doubled to right; Gonzalez singled to right
[Altuve to third]; STASSI BATTED FOR GATTIS; Stassi grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 7.

TWINS 8TH: STASSI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); VELASQUEZ
REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Robinson flied to right; Herrmann
flied to left; Buxton was hit by a pitch; Dozier forced Buxton
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 7.

ASTROS 9TH: O'ROURKE REPLACED FIEN (PITCHING); Rasmus singled to
right; Gomez grounded out (pitcher to first) [Rasmus to second];
Valbuena walked; Carter homered [Rasmus scored, Valbuena
scored]; Conger flied to center; Marisnick singled to left; MAY
REPLACED O'ROURKE (PITCHING); Altuve homered [Marisnick scored];
Gonzalez struck out; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Twins 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   0    6
 Twins            7   8   0    6


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