Twins 3, Astros 1
HOUSTON -- Kyle Gibson carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning to carry Minnesota over Houston.
Gibson (11-9) allowed six hits and walked two while striking out four in 7 2/3 innings, losing his shutout bid when Chris Carter blooped a two-out single into shallow left field to score Jose Altuve.
Brett Oberholtzer (4-8) had his 10th consecutive start of at least six innings pitched while surrendering one run in seven innings. Mauer finished 2-for-3 and extended his hitting streak to 15 games.