Twins Rout Orioles 19-7
The Twins pounded the Baltimore Orioles 19-7 Monday night. Minnesota had 20 hits in the game. Denard Span led the Twins going 3-5 with 2 runs scored and 5 RBIs, Justin Morneau had 4 hits and 3 RBIs, Ben Revere had 4 hits with 3 RBIs and Joe Mauer hit a solo homerun, his 6th. Scott Diamond threw the first 6 innings with 9 hits and 5 earned runs allowed to get the win and improve to 8-3.
The win for the Twins snaps a 5-game losing streak. Minnesota is 37-52 and will host Baltimore again tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Righthander Sam Deduno gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Zach Britton toes the rubber for the Orioles.