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.
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.
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.