Francisco Liriano allowed four runs on seven hits in just four innings. (Steve Nesius/AP)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
The Twins were unable to get much going against Rays pitching as they collected just two runs on six hits. Justin Morneau had Minnesota's lone RBI on a groundout. Francisco Liriano started strong, but had issues in the third inning and lasted just four frames for the third straight game.
BATTING HR: Dillon (1, 3rd inning off Liriano, F, 0 on, 0 out), Crawford, C (3, 7th inning off Dickey, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Hernandez, M; Longoria; Upton, B; Crawford, C 6; Zobrist; Dillon 5. RBI: Dillon (1), Crawford, C 2 (25), Longoria (55), Zobrist (26). 2-out RBI: Longoria; Zobrist; Crawford, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dillon 2. GIDP: Longoria, Hernandez, M, Aybar, W. Team RISP: 3-for-4. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING CS: Crawford, C (1, 2nd base by Liriano, F/Mauer). PO: Crawford, C (1st base by Liriano, F).