Joey Gallo's three-run home run proved to be the deciding blow for Texas in the top of the third inning. Twins starter Adalberto Mejia lasted just four innings while allowing four runs on seven hits and three walks.
Ervin Santana pitched a complete game to earn his 12th win of the season. The Twins' ace allowed two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out nine. Santana also had a two-run single in the second inning, giving him five runs batted in on the year.