HOUSTON (AP) Trevor Crowe hit an RBI single in the ninth inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Wednesday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Twins have signed right-handed pitcher Mark Hamburger again.
HOUSTON (AP) Rookie Chris Colabello homered twice, including a tiebreaking grand slam in the ninth inning, to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 10-6 win over the Houston Astros on Monday.
It was 6-all before Chia-Jen Lo (0-3) allowed a single to Brian Dozier with one out in the ninth.
MILWAUKEE (AP) _ Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Charlie Morton pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Milwaukee 5-2 Monday to retake the NL Central lead.
The Pirates moved one game of St. Louis, which lost earlier in the day at Cincinnati.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Kevin Correia pitched seven strong innings and the Minnesota Twins clinched their first series victory at Texas in four years, beating the AL West-leading Rangers 4-2 on Sunday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) J.B. Shuck hit a three-run double in the seventh inning to rally the Los Angeles Angels past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep of their interleague series.
Mike Trout tripled and doubled among his three hits to help the Angels finish an 8-1 road trip.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Pinch-hitter Hank Conger came through with a two-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Jim Henderson that sent the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Minnesota Twins have traded Justin Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates, sending the veteran first baseman to a playoff-contending team for the final month of the season.
The deal was done on Saturday before the deadline.
ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired right-handed reliever John Axford from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for a player to be named later.The 30-year-old Axford is expected to join the Cardinals on Friday night when they begin a seven-game road trip in Pittsburgh.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Bruce Chen bounced back with a solid start and the Kansas City Royals completed a sweep and won their fifth straight game, beating Minnesota 3-1 Thursday to hand the Twins their fifth loss in a row.
The Royals took all three games at Target Field.