Chris Colabello broke a six-all tie with a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning as the Twins beat the Astros 10-6 from Minute Maid Park. Colabello was 2-for-5 with two homers and five RBI. Josh Roenicke picked up the win with two shutout innings. The Twins have won three-of-four on their current road trip.
The Twins and Astros continue their three-game series tonight at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Pedro Hernandez will get the ball for Minnesota. He is 3-and-1 with a 5.54 ERA in nine games this season including seven starts. The Astros will counter with Jarred Cosart, who is 1-and-1 with a 1.59 ERA.