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Houston Astros Minnesota Twins Game Ends in 5-0 Astros Victory - Recap

Minnesota couldn't get its offense rolling against Rafael Montero in a 5-0 loss to Houston in baseball action on Thursday.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.

Houston got 1 innings from Rafael Montero, who gave up 0 earned runs on 0 hits, while striking out 0. Luis Garcia earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Yordan Alvarez in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Caleb Thielbar worked 1.2 innings, giving up 1 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nick Gordon in a losing cause.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.

Houston heads into a battle against Washington. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.