Baltimore 6, Minnesota 1

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 8:10 PM
Location - Target Field
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Layne, First Base - Bob Davidson, Second Base - Hunter Wendelstedt, Third Base - Brian Knight,
Attendance - 37778

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 6 12 0
Minnesota 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Baltimore 50-77 29-35 21-42 W3
Minnesota 55-74 28-36 27-38 L4

Recap


Jeremy Guthrie returned from a bout with shoulder stiffness to pitch seven solid innings and help the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-1 victory over the host Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.

Guthrie (6-16), making his first start in 11 days, gave up one run and five hits as the Orioles beat the Twins for the third straight time to clinch their first series win since June 24-26 against the Reds.
 
Matt Wieters had a two-run double during a five-run fifth as Baltimore handed Minnesota its fourth straight loss and sixth in seven games.

Baltimore’s Mark Reynolds led off the fifth with a homer against Kevin Slowey (0-2). Nolan Reimold tripled in one run, Ryan Adams doubled in another and Wieters capped the uprising.

Justin Morneau had a run-scoring double in the third for the Twins.

Minnesota All-Star Michael Cuddyer left in the game in the first after being hit on the left wrist by Guthrie.

Slowey allowed five runs and seven hits in 4 2/3 innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Baltimore   Minnesota
Jeremy Guthrie Player Kevin Slowey
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 4.2
5 Strikeouts 3
5 Hits 7
1.29 ERA 9.64
Hitting
Baltimore   Minnesota
Ryan Adams Player Drew Butera
2 Hits 1
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 1
.500 Avg .333

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Baltimore 12 1 20 .316 15 5 5 1 0 0
Minnesota 6 0 11 .188 9 8 1 2 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Twins have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .370 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Orioles have a W/L % of .469 after a win and .346 after a loss.
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