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Orioles drop two
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Twins 12, Orioles 6
The skies held no answers for Randor Bierd and the battered O's staff. (Gail Burton/AP)
A pair of rough pitching performances -- Daniel Cabrera in Game 1 and Garrett Olson in Game 2 -- doomed the Orioles to a sweep at the hands of the Twins in the twin bill. Olson was especially ineffective, lasting just two-thirds of an inning. Despite their best efforts to chip away, the O's couldn't overcome an early eight-run hole.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (82-66)
Won 2
Minnesota 12, Baltimore 6   BAL
Baltimore (65-82)
Lost 2
September 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
6 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0   12 13 1
Baltimore
2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0   6 12 0
Standings thru 9/13/08  |  Recap: MIN | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Orioles stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .309
Tolbert, 2B 4 3 2 1 1 0 2 .274
Redmond, M, C 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .280
Morneau, 1B 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 .314
Ruiz, R, DH 5 1 1 1 0 3 1 .283
Young, D, LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .286
  Pridie, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Harris, B, 3B 4 3 2 2 1 0 1 .262
Everett, SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .203
Gomez, C, CF 3 0 1 2 1 1 2 .256
Totals 39 12 13 12 3 5 16  

BATTING
2B: Gomez, C (22, Olson).
3B: Tolbert 2 (3, Bierd, Bierd).
HR: Harris, B (7, 7th inning off Cherry, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ruiz, R; Tolbert 6; Harris, B 5; Redmond, M 2; Span 2; Young, D; Gomez, C 2; Everett; Morneau.
RBI: Morneau 2 (124), Ruiz, R (7), Harris, B 2 (47), Gomez, C 2 (50), Redmond, M 2 (11), Span (41), Tolbert (4), Everett (18).
2-out RBI: Gomez, C 2; Span; Tolbert; Redmond, M; Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Span.
Team RISP: 8-for-13.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Span (17, 3rd base off Olson/Quiroz), Tolbert (6, 2nd base off Olson/Quiroz).
CS: Span (7, 3rd base by Cherry/Quiroz).

FIELDING
E: Harris, B (13, throw).
DP: 2 (Tolbert-Everett-Morneau, Everett-Tolbert-Morneau).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .296
Markakis, RF 2 2 1 0 3 1 2 .301
Mora, DH 4 1 2 0 1 0 4 .284
  1-Santos, O, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Huff, 3B 5 0 1 1 0 1 7 .313
  Cintron, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
Jones, Ad, CF 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .276
Salazar, O, 1B 5 1 1 3 0 0 3 .220
Montanez, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .309
Quiroz, C 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .181
Castro, Ju, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .187
  a-Hernandez, Ra, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261
  Fahey, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
Totals 36 6 12 6 6 5 19  

a-Struck out for Castro, Ju in the 7th.
1-Ran for Mora in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Huff (48, Perkins), Markakis (45, Korecky).
HR: Salazar, O (3, 3rd inning off Perkins, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Jones, Ad 2; Roberts, B 3; Castro, Ju; Mora 2; Markakis 2; Montanez; Salazar, O 4; Huff 2.
RBI: Huff (104), Jones, Ad 2 (57), Salazar, O 3 (10).
2-out RBI: Jones, Ad; Salazar, O 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Salazar, O; Huff 2; Mora 2; Hernandez, Ra 2.
SF: Jones, Ad.
GIDP: Huff, Salazar, O.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Perkins 3.0 5 6 6 2 2 1 4.40
Korecky (W, 2-0) 2.1 4 0 0 1 0 0 5.54
Breslow 1.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 2.13
Reyes, De 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.41
Humber 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.40
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Olson (L, 9-8) 0.2 5 6 6 1 0 0 6.84
Bierd 2.0 4 4 4 1 2 0 4.93
Burres 1.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 6.32
Cherry 2.2 1 1 1 1 1 1 5.27
Mickolio 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.31

WP: Breslow, Bierd.
HBP: Redmond, M (by Olson), Span (by Burres).
Pitches-strikes: Perkins 61-40, Korecky 35-21, Breslow 31-18, Reyes, De 11-5, Humber 13-4, Olson 27-14, Bierd 43-23, Burres 28-21, Cherry 33-19, Mickolio 26-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Perkins 1-5, Korecky 3-3, Breslow 0-1, Reyes, De 1-1, Humber 2-0, Olson 0-2, Bierd 1-2, Burres 3-0, Cherry 3-2, Mickolio 3-1.
Batters faced: Perkins 16, Korecky 12, Breslow 8, Reyes, De 4, Humber 3, Olson 9, Bierd 11, Burres 9, Cherry 9, Mickolio 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 2-0, Bierd 1-0, Burres 1-1, Cherry 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: R.J. Thompson.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 21,712.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
September 13, 2008
September 13, 2008

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