Major League Baseball
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Minnesota 7, Houston 5
When: 2:10 PM ET, Sunday, August 8, 2021
Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
Temperature: Indoors
Umpires: Home - Victor Carapazza, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - Jansen Visconti, 3B - Ed Hickox
Attendance: 26825
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Minnesota 0102130007122
Houston 1001101105100
Minnesota
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Max Kepler RF 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 .211
Brent Rooker DH 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .176
Jorge Polanco 2B 4 2 2 4 1 2 1 .272
Mitch Garver C 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .220
Luis Arraez 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .315
Miguel Sano 1B 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 .211
Jake Cave CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .186
     Rob Refsnyder PH-CF 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .328
Trevor Larnach LF 4 0 2 1 1 2 3 .229
Andrelton Simmons SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 8 .216
Totals 39 7 12 7 6 11 19  
Batting
3B - Jake Cave (1)
HR - Jorge Polanco 2 (20), Miguel Sano (18)
TB - Max Kepler 3, Jorge Polanco 8, Luis Arraez 2, Miguel Sano 5, Jake Cave 3, Trevor Larnach 2
RBI - Jorge Polanco 4 (61), Miguel Sano 2 (44), Trevor Larnach (27)
2-Out RBI - Trevor Larnach (10)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Brent Rooker (9), Mitch Garver (22), Andrelton Simmons 4 (36)
Team LOB - 12
Fielding
E - Jorge Polanco (12), Miguel Sano (11)
PB - Mitch Garver (3)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Kenta Maeda (W 5-4) 5.0 6 3 3 3 5 0 4.78
Juan Minaya 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.78
Tyler Duffey 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.77
Danny Coulombe (H 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.89
Jorge Alcala (H 5) 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 5.11
Alex Colome (SV 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.32
IBB - Kyle Tucker (by Maeda)
Pitches-Strikes - Kenta Maeda 100-63, Juan Minaya 12-7, Tyler Duffey 15-10, Danny Coulombe 7-4, Jorge Alcala 29-19, Alex Colome 18-10
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Kenta Maeda 6-2, Juan Minaya 1-0, Tyler Duffey 1-0, Danny Coulombe 1-0, Jorge Alcala 0-0, Alex Colome 1-1
Batters Faced - Kenta Maeda 23, Juan Minaya 3, Tyler Duffey 4, Danny Coulombe 1, Jorge Alcala 5, Alex Colome 3
Inherited Runners-Scored - Danny Coulombe 1-0
Houston
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Chas McCormick CF 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .251
Michael Brantley DH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .329
     Jake Meyers PH-DH 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 .167
Aledmys Diaz 2B-3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .287
Yordan Alvarez LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .286
Carlos Correa SS 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .268
Kyle Tucker RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .276
Taylor Jones 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .188
Jacob Wilson 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100
     Jose Altuve PH-2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .274
Martin Maldonado C 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .184
     Jason Castro PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .185
Totals 34 5 10 4 5 9 15  
Batting
2B - Jake Meyers (1), Aledmys Diaz (13), Yordan Alvarez (19)
HR - Carlos Correa (18)
TB - Chas McCormick, Jake Meyers 2, Aledmys Diaz 3, Yordan Alvarez 3, Carlos Correa 4, Taylor Jones 2, Martin Maldonado
RBI - Aledmys Diaz (29), Yordan Alvarez (74), Carlos Correa (60), Taylor Jones (8)
2-Out RBI - Aledmys Diaz (13), Yordan Alvarez (27), Taylor Jones (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Yordan Alvarez (39), Carlos Correa 2 (49), Jacob Wilson (1)
GIDP - Chas McCormick (4), Yordan Alvarez (13), Jacob Wilson (1)
Team LOB - 7
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Lance McCullers Jr. (L 9-3) 4.2 8 4 4 3 4 2 3.22
Phil Maton 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 1 4.70
Blake Taylor 0.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.54
Rafael Montero 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 6.39
Yimi Garcia 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.45
HBP - Jake Cave (by McCullers Jr.)
Pitches-Strikes - Lance McCullers Jr. 89-53, Phil Maton 23-16, Blake Taylor 20-10, Rafael Montero 24-16, Yimi Garcia 22-13
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Lance McCullers Jr. 7-1, Phil Maton 0-0, Blake Taylor 0-0, Rafael Montero 2-1, Yimi Garcia 0-0
Batters Faced - Lance McCullers Jr. 26, Phil Maton 5, Blake Taylor 5, Rafael Montero 6, Yimi Garcia 4
Inherited Runners-Scored - Phil Maton 3-0, Yimi Garcia 1-0