The Minnesota Twins (26-23) have been riding high through the first quarter of the 2017 season, entering Memorial Day in first place -- poised to host the team holding the best record in baseball. The result was ugly.


The Houston Astros (38-16) clobbered the Twins Monday, Tuesday, and today -- sweeping the three game series, and scoring forty runs in the process. (That's not a typo, 40 runs in three games.)

  • Monday:  HOU 16, MIN 8
  • Tuesday:  HOU 7, MIN 2
  • Wednesday:  HOU 17, MIN 6

Somewhat amusing, the Twins are just a half-game out of first place in the American League Central Division behind the Cleveland Indians.

The Twins head out on a West Coast road trip, starting a four-game series against the Angels tomorrow night in Los Angeles.

Go Twins!

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