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Brian Dozier broke out of a slump with three hits and the Minnesota Twins snapped Dallas Keuchel's 17-game home winning streak with a 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Lineup: Twins (7-18) at Astros (8-17)
- 1. Danny Santana, CF (S)
- 2. Brian Dozier, 2B (R)
- 3. Joe Mauer, 1B (L)
- 4. Miguel Sano, RF (R)
- 5. Byung Ho Park, DH (R)
- 6. Eduardo Escobar, SS (S)
- 7. Eddie Rosario, LF (L)
- 8. John Ryan Murphy, C (R)
- 9. Eduardo Nunez, 3B (R)
- SP: Jose Berrios, RHP Daily notes
Another empty series for Twins
The team has been swept five times this season, including over the weekend at the hands of the Tigers. For now, Minnesota is up one spot to No. 28 in the rankings, but it's been a tough start to the season. Week 4 Power Rankings
Jarrod Saltalamacchia doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Nick Castellanos hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Sunday.
Jordan Zimmermann won his fifth straight start to begin his first season with Detroit, and Justin Upton hit a three-run homer to help the Tigers top the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Saturday.
Michael Fulmer allowed two earned runs in five innings to win his major league debut and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 9-2 Friday night.
Kevin Jepsen has struggled as interim closer of the Twins, but he did get a vote of confidence from manager Paul Molitor.
Twins minor league outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez has been suspended 80 games without pay for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
Davis does it on Wednesday night
Khris Davis had the longest home run by a nose Wednesday night with his fourth-inning blast against Detroit. While Byung-Ho Park may not be leading the Majors in HRs, his is a story of quality over quantity.
Francisco Lindor drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians spoiled the big league debut of Jose Berrios with a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
A highly-touted MLB prospect from the island of Puerto Rico is set to begin his big-league career for the Twins.
Welcome to the latest episode of Hot Takedown, FiveThirtyEight's sports podcast.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
Jose Berrios' Forecaster/Daily Notes projected Game Score for his MLB debut vs. the Indians is 55. It makes him a fantasy "start"; I've often urged owners to use elite prospects in their debuts.
With all of baseball dialed in on analytics, small-market teams like the Twins are finding an edge with good old-fashioned scouting.
Miguel Sano singled in a run with one out in the ninth inning, giving the Minnesota Twins a 6-5, walk-off win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Minnesota has needed a starting pitcher who can get strikeouts for some time, and Jose Berrios may finally be their man. He makes his debut Wednesday.
The Twins placed right-handers Ervin Santana and Kyle Gibson on the 15-day disabled list and have called up top pitching prospect Jose Berrios.
Who doesn't love a good bobblehead giveaway? Almost all teams have at least one. David Schoenfield ranks this season's bobblehead offerings.
Looking for some help in the rotation, the Minnesota Twins have called up Jose Berrios. Should fantasy owners add him to their lineups as well? Tommy Rancel breaks down the 21-year-old phenom.
Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer
Twins promoting RHP Berrios today. One of top prospects, will get strikeouts. Big fan. For perspective, prefer him to Atlanta's Blair.
On Base Percentage.313Tied-17th
Earned Run Average3.9717th
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