Astros 7, Twins 2
MINNEAPOLIS — Jose Altuve had four hits, Alex Bregman homered and Mike Fiers pitched six strong innings in his second chance in the rotation as Houston beat Minnesota.
Altuve’s two-run single in the fifth broke a 2-all tie and sent Houston to its eighth win in nine games. Fiers (2-2) allowed two runs, five hits and three walks while striking out eight.
Twins starter Jose Berrios (3-1) gave up a season-high four runs in a season-low five innings. He says he battled:
Minnesota lost for the fourth time in five home games and fell to 12-17 at Target Field.