TWINS 9, ASTROS 5
Jorge Polanco had four hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs to lead Minnesota over Houston for its fourth straight win.
Max Kepler and Nelson Cruz had RBI singles around Polanco’s two-run single in a four-run sixth as the Twins built a 7-1 lead. Polanco homered in the eighth.
C.J. Cron put Minnesota ahead with a two-run double in the first, and Jason Castro led off the second with a home run.
Jake Odorizzi (2-2) won his second straight, allowing two runs and eight hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Houston has lost four of five since a 10-game winning streak. Brad Peacock (2-1) gave up three runs and five hits in six innings.
Carlos Correa had a three-run homer in the seventh for the Astros.
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