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MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Twins win in extras; go for sweep this afternoon

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HOUSTON -- Minnesota infielders Brian Dozier and Trevor Plouffe each hit two-run homers and the Twins scored three runs in the top of the 12th to defeat the Astros 9-6 at Minute Maid Park. Darin Mastroianni doubled in two runs in the 12th to put the game out of reach. Caleb Thielbar pitched two innings for the win and Josh Roenicke got his first save.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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