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Game Thread no. 138. Minnesota Twins at Houston Astros. Sept 5, 2018, 7:10 CDT

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Astros go for the sweep tonight and hope to expand on their 3.5 game lead over the A’s in the AL West. Join the Discussion

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight the Astros rookie left hander Framber Valdez makes his fourth major league start replacing injured Lance McCullers. He is 2-1 with a sparkling 1.26 ERA. His opponent is Jake Odorizzi, 5-9, 4.41 ERA.

More on the game matchups here.

Here is the Astros lineup.

G Springer CF

J Altuve 2B

A Bregman SS

T White 1B

Y Gurriel 3B

B McCann C

J Reddick RF

E Gattis DH

T Kemp LF

For Your Viewing and Listening Pleasure

Game 3: Wednesday, September 5th @ 7:10 pm CDT

Listen: Twins - WCCO 830, TIBN / Astros - KBME 790, La Ranchera 850 AM

Watch: Twins - FSNO / Astros - ATT SportsNet-SW / MLB.TV