Twins’ right-hander Nick Blackburn, who ended last year on the disabled list before having offseason forearm surgery, gave up one hit and no runs over four innings of a Minnesota Twins split-squad’s 3-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.
The O’s will kick off their 20th anniversary season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards with a home opener against the Minnesota Twins April 6, 2012.
Mark Reynolds hit a three-run homer and Jo Jo Reyes went six strong innings to lead the Orioles to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Given a second chance thanks to a fan in the front row wearing a Joe Mauer jersey, J.J. Hardy made the team that traded him in the offseason pay. Hardy homered, Zach Britton won for the first time in 10 weeks and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday night.
In this disastrous Baltimore Orioles 2011 baseball season, there hasn’t been a whole lot for O’s fans to cheer about.
Jeremy Guthrie pitched well enough against the Minnesota Twins to brag about his performance. Instead, the Baltimore Orioles right-hander ended up talking about his shortcomings, and an even better outing by the opposing pitcher, following a 3-1 loss Thursday night.
ESPN Broadcaster Dave O’Brien joins The Scott Garceau Show LIVE and breaks down tonight’s Orioles-Twins game which airs on ESPN.
The Orioles lost their eighth game in a row last night. This time to the Minnesota Twins
Delmon Young hit a two-run homer and Scott Baker pitched six solid innings to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Friday.
Slowed by tendinitis, the Minnesota Twins’ Francisco Liriano was hit hard during his first start in a regular exhibition game Wednesday, an 11-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.