MINNEAPOLIS -- Brian Dozier celebrated Friday's 13-inning walk-off win with a postgame Gatorade shower on the field. Saturday's ending was a bit more subdued, but Dozier was still very much a key to the Twins' 6-4 win over the Astros.
One night after Dozier had three hits -- including the game-winner -- he helped propel Minnesota with two more big hits. The first came in the Twins' first at-bat of the game as Dozier led off with a triple, his third of the season. He lined a ball to the gap in right-center field and kept running before reaching third.
Dozier came home to score one batter later on a Joe Mauer groundout to second, tying the game at 1-1.
"As I was turning to second, I saw him bobble it," Dozier said. "I said, 'Why not? Take a shot.'"
Later in the game, Dozier came to the plate in the seventh inning with a runner on third and one out. At the time, the Twins trailed 4-3 after the Astros tagged Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson f...