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Astros 5, Twins 2: all systems shut down

Astros 5, Twins 2: all systems shut down

“Ryan is posting some of his best career stats, with low HR/9, BB/9, K/BB ratio, career high 8.11, career low 2.96 ERA and 2.76 FIP, and a 131 ERA+ – which would also be a career high – in 11 starts, during which he struck out 73 batters to just 9 walks and almost eliminated the home run problem it tormented his 2023.” -Brandon Brooks

Emphasis mine. (Also, I write my own.)

With such a setup, it’s no wonder today’s game looks like this:

Well, okay.

But surely the Twin offense, which showed up in full sausage-laden force last night, would help close a gap like that?

By the time the Twins entered this game — Manuel Margot recorded a single to center in the top of the seventh — it seemed too little, too late, even though they brought up the tying run in the bottom of the inning. Jose Miranda scored the first run with a single, and Carlos Correa gave up an RBI hit of his own in the 8th, which would prevent a Ryan Jeffers strikeout with two men on.

The Houston Astros’ effort on the mound was aided by stellar outfield defense, with jump catches from right fielder Kyle Tucker and center fielder Jake Meyers, the latter of whom earned an obligatory hat tip from Byron Buxton and mandatory integration on my part. the writer.

The series is now balanced, with a start tomorrow shortly after noon.

COURTESY: Baseball scholar

Even if there wasn’t much reason to be proud of the defeat, the turnaround in the calendar still justifies Happy Pride!

Overall, there’s not much to write home about in this one, which gives the odd impression that it’s a FOX show with a late afternoon start and general ass-kicking on the national stage.

As mentioned, the Twins will be back at it tomorrow – keep an eye out for a free TV stream on your Roku, for people who don’t normally get a chance to watch the games.

NAILS:

RF Manuel Margot (1 for 2, R, BB)

RP Diego Castillo (2 IP, 0 R, BB, K)

NIPPES:

SP Joe Ryan (5 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 4 HR)

DH Ryan Jeffers (0-for-4, 2K)

LF Willi Castro (0-for-4, 2K)

ROBOT CALL:

Uncle Lincoln provides totally real statistics.