Twins Top Houston Friday In Astros’ First Visit To Target Field
The Minnesota Twins have found the formula to winning baseball games this season: Play Houston. The 36-71 Astros made their first visit to target Field Friday night, and added to their league-leading loss total (72) by falling to the Twins 4-3 in thirteen innings.
The Twins came from behind to tie the game in the eighth inning and again in the ninth, before Brian Dozier’s two-out single in bottom of the 13th scored Clete Thomas with the winning run.
Game two of the three-game series is tonight at 6:10 at Target Field. Kyle Gibson (2-3, 6.21) is scheduled to start of the Twins. Erik Bedard (3-8, 4.28) will take the mound for the Astros.
The final game of the series is set for Sunday afternoon at 1:10.