Twins edge Astros behind strong start from Jose Berrios

Jorge Polanco went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs and Jose Berrios picked up his seventh win of the season as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Houston Astros, 5-2, on Saturday night in Minneapolis.Berrios (7-2) held the Astros to three singles over the first six innings and allowed two runs on five hits over seven innings. He walked one and struck out eight. Taylor Rogers struck out two while pitching a 1-2-3 ninth to earn his sixth save.It was the third homer in his last three games for Polanco. Miguel Sano added an RBI double for the Twins.Kyle Tucker and Robel Garcia each homered for Houston.Luis Garcia (5-4), who had won five consecutive starts for the Astros, suffered the loss after allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits over 4 1/3 innings. It marked the first time in 18 career outings that Garcia, who had allowed a total of three runs over 19 innings in his three previous starts, had allowed more than three runs.Minnesota took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning when Trevor Larnach singled with two outs and then scored on Sano’s double high off the wall in right-center.