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Brantley has 4 of Astros' 20 hits in 14-3 rout of Twins

Minnesota’s Michael Pineda left after four innings due to a reoccurrence of right forearm soreness that first bothered him June 1.
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Houston Astros' Kyle Tucker (30) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Carlos Correa (1) in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

MINNEAPOLIS — Michael Brantley had his second four-hit game of the series and drove in four runs, and the Houston Astros had a season-high 20 hits and routed Minnesota 14-3 to take two of three from the Twins.

Minnesota’s Michael Pineda left after four innings due to a reoccurrence of right forearm soreness that first bothered him June 1. In his second start since returning, he allowed three runs and six hits — raising his totals to 10 runs over 11⅓ innings in his last three starts.