Mancini 3-run HR, Astros send Twins to 6th straight loss


HOUSTON (AP) — Trey Mancini homered for a second straight game, a three-run drive that led the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win and a three-game sweep of the slumping Minnesota Twins. Mancini, who hit a two-run homer Wednesday, has six home runs and 16 RBIs in 18 games since being traded from the Orioles. The Twins have lost a season-high six games and finished 0-6 against the Astros this season.

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