Photos: Twins season ends after defeat by Astros in ALDS Game 4

Twins fans react
Fans react with disappointment after Minnesota's loss of Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, in Minneapolis.
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Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros was a pivotal moment for the Minnesota Twins in the American League division playoffs — but the Twins’ loss means their historic 2023 season has come to an end.

About 40 minutes before Target Field in Minneapolis opened for Game 4, there were long lines at the major entrances to get in. In one line was Steve Taylor, who drove up from Worthington for the game. He said the last playoff game he went to was back in 1991.

“Twins fans, we always have faith. They were just warming up yesterday. Yeah, they're just, they're just keeping us all on edge,” Taylor said.

Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react with disappointment after Minnesota's loss of Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Twins and the Houston Astros.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react with disappointment after a missed point during Game 4 of the American League Division Series.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Mitch Bauer (center) reacts during Game 4 between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans avidly follow the action during Game 4 of the American League Division Series.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react during Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Twins fans react
Fans react with disappointment after Minnesota's loss of Game 4 of the American League Division Series.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react with disappointment after Minnesota's loss of Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Twins and the Houston Astros.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react during Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react with disappointment during Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Douglas Luiz injures his fingers while attempting to catch a baseball during Game 4 of the American League Division Series baseball game.
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Twins fans react
Fans react with disappointment after Minnesota's loss of Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans react with disappointment after Minnesota's loss of Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Fans cheer during the game
Fans cheer during Game 4 of the American League Division Series baseball game.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans avidly follow the baseball action during Game 4 between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
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Noah Hill, 10 years old, watches
Noah Hill, 10 years old, watches Game 4 of the American League Division Series baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans avidly follow the action between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
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Laura Ringnell performs the National Anthem
Laura Ringnell (center) performs the National Anthem before Game 4 of the American League Division Series baseball game.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans avidly follow the action during Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Fans cheer during the game
Fans cheer during Game 4 of the American League Division Series baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros on Wednesday in Minneapolis.
Kerem Yücel | MPR News
Baseball fans wait in line outside the stadium
Baseball fans wait in line outside the stadium before Game 4 of the American League Division Series game.
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Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros
Fans cheer during Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros.
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