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Colabello Powers Twins

Colabello Powers Twins

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.

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