Nick Blackburn walked one and struck out one in six innings. (Mike Carlson/AP)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
On an afternoon when they faced former teammate Matt Garza for the first time, one of the guys traded for him -- Brendan Harris -- got the Twins going with a solo blast off the Rays right-hander. Nick Blackburn matched Garza's quality start with one of his own, allowing two runs in six frames.
BATTING HR: Harris, B (3, 2nd inning off Garza, M, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Harris,
B 4; Redmond, M 2; Span; Buscher; Young, D; Gomez, C; Morneau. RBI: Harris, B (10), Morneau (47),
Gomez, C (3). 2-out RBI: Harris, B; Morneau. Runners left in scoring position,
2 out: Redmond, M; Young, D; Casilla, A 3. Team RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 8.
Blackburn (Brignac at 1st base).
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