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Twins sweep away O's
Wright battles wildness
Jaret Wright didn't get out of the third inning against the Twins, as the right-hander was tagged for six runs on four hits and five walks in his Orioles debut. Melvin Mora and Miguel Tejada each drove in a run in Baltimore's two-run sixth inning.
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 Mora's RBI double
Twins 7, Orioles 2
Ramon Ortiz congratulates Jason Tyner after Tyner caught a fly ball to end the seventh. (Jim Mone/AP)
Series at a glance:
Ortiz makes most of debut
Ramon Ortiz tossed seven effective innings in his first start as a Twin, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out four. Rondell White, Luis Castillo and Michael Cuddyer, who had three hits, drove in two runs apiece to lead Minnesota's 11-hit attack.
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 Castillo's two-run single
 White's two-run single
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 04, 2007
TB
NYY
PPD
BAL
Baltimore (0-3)
Lost 3
Minnesota 7, Baltimore 2   MIN
Minnesota (3-0)
Won 3
April 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 6 3
Minnesota
1 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 X   7 11 1
Standings thru 4/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Twins Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4110003.182
Mora, 3B4111001.143
Markakis, RF3000111.100
Tejada, SS4011001.364
Huff, DH4010021.455
Gibbons, LF4000011.167
Gomez, 1B4010010.250
Patterson, CF4000012.100
Bako, C2010001.250
Totals332621611 

BATTING
2B: Mora (1, Ortiz).
3B: Roberts (1, Ortiz).
TB: Roberts 3; Mora 2; Tejada; Huff; Gomez; Bako.
RBI: Mora (2), Tejada (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Roberts.
GIDP: Gibbons.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Patterson (1, throw), Gibbons (1, fielding), Mora (1, fielding).
DP: (Tejada-Gomez).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B5022002.500
Punto, 3B3200205.250
Mauer, C4120100.455
Cuddyer, RF3132000.364
  Tyner, RF2010000.333
Morneau, 1B4100125.364
Hunter, CF4110007.273
White, LF4112013.111
Kubel, DH4011012.167
Bartlett, SS2000202.111
Totals3571176426 

BATTING
2B: Mauer (1, Wright), Hunter (2, Guthrie), Kubel (1, Guthrie).
TB: Castillo 2; Mauer 3; Cuddyer 3; Tyner; Hunter 2; White; Kubel 2.
RBI: Cuddyer 2 (2), White 2 (2), Castillo 2 (3), Kubel (1).
2-out RBI: Castillo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter; Punto 2; White.
GIDP: Morneau.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (2, throw).
DP: (Ortiz-Bartlett-Morneau).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wright (L, 0-1)2.146451015.43
Guthrie 2.25111103.38
Parrish 1.02000200.00
Walker 1.00000000.00
Ray 1.00000000.00
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz (W, 1-0)7.05221402.57
Guerrier 2.01000200.00

HBP: Bako (by Ortiz).
Pitches-strikes: Wright 66-36, Guthrie 52-33, Parrish 17-11, Walker 14-11, Ray 12-8, Ortiz 98-56, Guerrier 25-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wright 5-1, Guthrie 4-3, Parrish 0-1, Walker 0-3, Ray 1-2, Ortiz 6-11, Guerrier 2-2.
Batters faced: Wright 16, Guthrie 13, Parrish 5, Walker 4, Ray 3, Ortiz 28, Guerrier 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Guthrie 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:34.
Att: 27,539.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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