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Game Story

Phil Hughes didn't come to Minnesota to be a savior. On Sunday, he gave the Twins more proof they made a wise investment. Hughes won his third start in a row, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit two-run doubles and the Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2. ''It starts with the starting pitcher and...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bal 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 8 0
Min 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 X 5 10 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
doubled to left,
Pedro FlorimónDFP
and
Brian DozierDFP
scored
BAL 0 - MIN 2
Bottom 5th: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
walked,
Brian DozierDFP
scored,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
to third,
Jason KubelDFP
to second
BAL 0 - MIN 3
Top 6th: Baltimore
Nelson CruzDFP
homered to deep left,
Manny MachadoDFP
scored
BAL 2 - MIN 3
Bottom 7th: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
doubled to deep left,
Chris ColabelloDFP
and
Jason KubelDFP
scored
BAL 2 - MIN 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Baltimore

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nick MarkakisDFP
RF
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 .306
Manny MachadoDFP
3B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Nelson CruzDFP
LF
4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .294
Adam JonesDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .252
Matt WietersDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .337
J.J. HardyDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
Delmon YoungDFP
DH
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
Steve PearceDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222
Jonathan SchoopDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .231
Totals 36 2 8 2 1 1 5 0 13
Batting
HR - N Cruz (9, 6th inning off P Hughes 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - N Cruz 2 (29)
2-out RBI - N Cruz 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Markakis 3, A Jones 1
Team LOB - 8

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
3 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 .248
Joe MauerDFP
1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
Chris HerrmannDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .138
Trevor PlouffeDFP
DH
4 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 .283
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF-1B
5 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 5 .274
Jason KubelDFP
LF
2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .292
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 .325
Sam FuldDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .232
Eduardo EscobarDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .325
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .113
Totals 34 5 10 5 0 6 9 2 22
Batting
2B - T Plouffe (14, M Gonzalez); C Colabello (10, R Webb); K Suzuki 2 (7, M Gonzalez, R Webb)
RBI - T Plouffe 2 (22), K Suzuki 3 (22)
2-out RBI - T Plouffe 2, K Suzuki
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Colabello 2, S Fuld 2, E Escobar 1, P Florimon 2
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - B Dozier 2 (11, 2nd base off M Gonzalez/M Wieters, 3rd base off M Gonzalez/M Wieters)
Fielding
E - C Herrmann (1, field)

Pitching

Baltimore

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Miguel GonzálezDFP
(L, 1-3)
4.2 6 3 3 4 7 0 1.53 5.28
Troy PattonDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.71 3.86
Brian MatuszDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.06 4.22
Ryan WebbDFP
0.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 1.41 5.56
Zach BrittonDFP
1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.93 0.98
Brad BrachDFP
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00 16.20

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Phil HughesDFP
(W, 3-1)
6.1 6 2 2 0 3 1 1.31 4.72
Anthony SwarzakDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.66 5.17
Caleb ThielbarDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 2.08
Casey FienDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.77 2.08
Glen PerkinsDFP
(SV, 7)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 3.46
Pitching
IBB - J Kubel (by R Webb)
BALK - R Webb
Pitches-strikes - M Gonzalez 94-56; T Patton 4-2; B Matusz 13-5; R Webb 13-5; Z Britton 17-11; B Brach 14-8; P Hughes 94-65; A Swarzak 7-3; C Thielbar 6-4; C Fien 12-9; G Perkins 17-11
Ground balls-fly balls - M Gonzalez 7-2; T Patton 1-0; B Matusz 1-2; R Webb 1-0; Z Britton 4-0; B Brach 0-0; P Hughes 8-11; A Swarzak 0-1; C Thielbar 1-0; C Fien 1-2; G Perkins 1-1
Batters faced - M Gonzalez 24; T Patton 1; B Matusz 4; R Webb 4; Z Britton 5; B Brach 2; P Hughes 25; A Swarzak 2; C Thielbar 1; C Fien 4; G Perkins 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:02.
Umpires: HP--Marcus Pattillo. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 51 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 25,559.