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Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter rounds the bases as Minnesota starting pitcher Yohan Pino reacts after Carter’s fifth-inning home run on Tuesday. USA Today Sports

Carter’s homers help Astros cruise past Twins

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HOUSTON – Chris Carter belted two home runs to spark a power surge and pace the Houston Astros to a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.


The Astros (50-70) bashed three home runs in support of right-hander Collin McHugh, who limited the Twins (53-65) to one run on four hits with three strikeouts over six innings.

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