3:13 PM EDT, Thu September 03, 2015
Twinkie Town Aug 28, 2015

Twins Blank Astros, 3-0

Not the prettiest shutout, but it works. The Twins got just enough offense off Houston's Scott Kazmir and just enough pitching from Kyle Gibson and the bullpen as they shut out the Astros, 3-0. Gibson wasn't as sharp as he was earlier this year, taking 111 pitches to get through 5 and 2/3 innings.  But they were, as noted above, a scoreless 111 pitches.  Brian Duensing got the last out of the sixth with two runners on, ending Houston's only true threat of the night. Kazmir actually looked better and went further into the game, but made a mistake to Eduardo Nunez, who belted a solo dong in...

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