5th Straight Loss For Minnesota Twins
The Minnesota Twins have slid to 4-games behind Cleveland in the American League Central Division after the Houston Astros won game-2 of the three-game series at Target Field on Wednesday.
The twins could only manage two hits in the first eight innings in the 5-3 loss. Framber Valdez improved to 13-4 as the Astros are now 12 and a half games in front of the American League West Division.
Dylan Bundy(7-6) worked five innings in the loss to see his ERA rise to 4.56.
Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer and Trey Mancini added a two-run shot to back up another quality start by Valdez.
On the bump Thursday Chris Archer (2-6) will face Luis Garcia (10-8).
The Twins home stand continues on Friday hosting San Francisco for the weekend.
Minnesota Twins baseball is on ESPN 102.3/AM 1000 KSOO.
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