Michael Pineda gives up three runs in four innings, and the bullpen's performance only made matters worse for the Twins.
Rookie Nick Gordon is the club's second player with more than 10 hits and three stolen bases in his first 10 games.
A nontraditional stance like Mitch Garver's can leave catchers vulnerable to injury, but it's all in the name of strikes.
Max Kepler, on a rehab assignment from the Twins, went 0-for-4 as the designated hitter.
Astros designated hitter Michael Brantley went 4-for-5, driving in four runs and scoring two. In the series he was 8-for-11 with four doubles.
Twins righthander Kenta Maeda will make his first start since May 22 after being on the injured list with groin and forearm injuries.
Jorge Polanco went 3-for-4 with three RBI from the leadoff spot to back up Jose Berrios' strong outing on Saturday night at Target Field
Everyone is excited to be able to attend sporting events and hear the roar of the crowd and see positive interactions between players and spectators. We are also witnessing some people wrecking that atmosphere.
Luis Arraez and Byron Buxton's presence in the lineup helped the Saints beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 9-5 at CHS Field
Twins utility player Luis Arraez has missed three weeks but says he hasn't lost his timing at the plate.
A look back at Saturday night's game.
The versatile righthander was the first Black American League pitcher to win 20 games in a season.
For the `65 Twins, the biggest year belonged to Jim (Mudcat) Grant, a pitcher who was solid for most of his 14-season career and sensational in that glorious Minnesota summer.
Byron Buxton's absence has only intensified the negative narrative, "He'll never stay healthy.'' That attitude about their best player can't be helpful to the Twins' business operation as it battles an alarming lack of interest.
A look back at Friday night's game.
Bailey Ober took Matt Shoemaker's spot in the rotation Friday against Houston, marking his third MLB start.
Nelson Cruz picked up where he left off, hitting a home run in his first at-bat, and Josh Donaldson hit a pair, but the Astros rallied in the late innings.
Ryan O'Hearn was for Omaha. The DH hit his fifth homer against the Saints in three days. Ryan McBroom also had a solo homer for the Storm Chasers.
The Twins averted a sweep, but improved their season record to only 25-37. How does this one rank among the team's most disappointing seasons?
Byron Buxton played in center field for the first time for the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field on Thursday night. But his bat was the story.