Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the sixth inning, propelling the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Kevin Gausman (1-1) lasted just 3 2-3 innings for Baltimore as he gave up eight runs — seven earned — on seven hits. He also threw two wild pitches.
The Minnesota Twins relied solely on the home run to top the Baltimore Orioles in the opening contest of a three-game series, but now facing a red-hot Kevin Gausman, the AL Central contenders may need to seek out a different method of production.
The Orioles’ pitching staff had kept the Twins hitless for 21 consecutive batters with one out in the 10th. That streak ended decisively.
Ubaldo Jimenez has his best outing of spring training, allowing two runs and five hits over four innings Wednesday as the Baltimore Orioles beat a Minnesota Twins’ split squad 3-2.
Matt Wieters returned to catching exactly six months after Tommy John surgery and played six innings in the Baltimore Orioles’ 10-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Twins shortstop showed again Sunday in a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles that he has surprising pop for his size.
The Baltimore Orioles weren’t throwing bats or breaking chairs in the clubhouse after failing to complete a sweep of the Minnesota Twins.
J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.
Chris Davis hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh, Jimmy Paredes homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday night.
A Maryland couple is arrested, accused of keeping their autistic 22-year-old twin sons locked in a basement room at night. Even worse, Montgomery County Police say the room had no furniture and only a tiny window for light.
Phil Hughes won his third start in a row, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit two-run doubles and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Sunday.