Houston Astros sweep the Minnesota Twins

Luis Garcia and three relievers combined on a seven-hit ball, Yordan Alvarez homered twice and Jeremy Peña capped a big day with three hits as the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 10 games with a 5-0 win over the Houston Astros. Minnesota Twins on Thursday.

Houston completed a three-game sweep. Prior to the regularly scheduled game, the teams completed a game suspended after three innings Wednesday night due to severe weather. José Altuve homered, doubled and drove in three runs in the 11-3 victory.

The Astros have allowed just 11 runs during the streak with five shutouts and a 0.90 ERA during that stretch.

Garcia (3-1) allowed five hits and two walks and struck out nine in five innings to win his second straight start. Josh Winder (2-1) to loss.

The Astros led 5-1 after three innings Wednesday night when play was suspended due to heavy rain and lightning. Kyle Tucker homered for the Astros. Bryan Abreu (2-0) got the win in relief of Jose Urquidy, who allowed one run in three innings before play was suspended. Abreu allowed one run and struck out four in two innings pitched.

Chris Archer (0-1) allowed four earned runs on five hits and three walks in three innings.




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