59-77
8 - 12
79-56

Game Story

The Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins kept circling the bases at a dizzying rate, until finally the barrage ended with numbers that resembled a slow-pitch softball game. Baltimore finished with 18 of the 33 hits, the majority of the runs and five of eight walks in a 12-8 victory Sunday. ''I...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 3 8 15 1
Bal 0 0 4 0 0 7 1 0 X 12 18 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Baltimore
Nelson CruzDFP
homered (400 ft.) to deep left center
MIN 0 - BAL 1
Ryan FlahertyDFP
homered (370 ft.) to deep right,
Chris DavisDFP
and
J.J. HardyDFP
scored
MIN 0 - BAL 4
Top 4th: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
homered (385 ft.) to deep left center,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
MIN 2 - BAL 4
Bottom 6th: Baltimore
Adam JonesDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Caleb JosephDFP
and
Nick MarkakisDFP
scored,
David LoughDFP
to third
MIN 2 - BAL 6
J.J. HardyDFP
homered (390 ft.) to deep left center,
David LoughDFP
,
Adam JonesDFP
and
Chris DavisDFP
scored
MIN 2 - BAL 10
Caleb JosephDFP
singled to shallow center,
Ryan FlahertyDFP
scored
MIN 2 - BAL 11
Top 7th: Minnesota
Jordan SchaferDFP
singled to shallow left,
Eric FryerDFP
scored
MIN 3 - BAL 11
Danny SantanaDFP
homered (380 ft.) to deep right center,
Jordan SchaferDFP
scored
MIN 5 - BAL 11
Bottom 7th: Baltimore
Jimmy ParedesDFP
singled to center,
David LoughDFP
scored,
Nelson CruzDFP
to third,
Chris DavisDFP
to second
MIN 5 - BAL 12
Top 9th: Minnesota
Trevor PlouffeDFP
walked,
Danny SantanaDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to third,
Joe MauerDFP
to second
MIN 6 - BAL 12
Chris ParmeleeDFP
singled to right,
Brian DozierDFP
and
Joe MauerDFP
scored,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
to third
MIN 8 - BAL 12

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
4 2 1 2 1 1 2 0 2 .313
Brian DozierDFP
2B
5 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
Joe MauerDFP
DH
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .271
Kennys VargasDFP
1B
5 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 6 .309
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 .254
Chris ParmeleeDFP
RF
5 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 .252
Eduardo NúñezDFP
SS
5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .252
Eric FryerDFP
C
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .212
Jordan SchaferDFP
LF
4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .333
Totals 40 8 15 8 2 3 9 1 22
Batting
2B - B Dozier (31, U Jimenez); T Plouffe (39, B Brach); E Nunez (5, W Chen); E Fryer (3, W Chen)
HR - D Santana (7, 7th inning off B Brach 1 on, 2 Out), T Plouffe (12, 4th inning off W Chen 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - D Santana 2 (36), T Plouffe 3 (69), C Parmelee 2 (24), J Schafer (10)
2-out RBI - D Santana 2, T Plouffe 2, J Schafer
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Santana 1, B Dozier 1, K Vargas 1, J Schafer 1
GIDP - C Parmelee, E Nunez
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - J Schafer (11, 2nd base off W Chen/C Joseph)
Fielding
E - K Vargas (2, field)
DP - 2 (T Plouffe-K Vargas, B Dozier-E Nunez-K Vargas)

Baltimore

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nick MarkakisDFP
RF
5 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .281
David LoughDFP
LF
5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .226
Adam JonesDFP
CF
4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .287
Nelson CruzDFP
DH
4 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 4 .254
Chris DavisDFP
1B
2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .190
J.J. HardyDFP
SS
4 2 1 4 1 1 2 0 6 .282
Jimmy ParedesDFP
3B
5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .333
Ryan FlahertyDFP
2B
5 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 4 .200
Caleb JosephDFP
C
5 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Totals 39 12 18 12 3 5 5 0 22
Batting
2B - A Jones (26, R Nolasco); C Davis (15, R Nolasco); J Paredes (2, R Nolasco)
3B - R Flaherty (1, A Swarzak)
HR - N Cruz (35, 3rd inning off R Nolasco 0 on, 1 Out), J Hardy (9, 6th inning off A Swarzak 3 on, 1 Out), R Flaherty (6, 3rd inning off R Nolasco 2 on, 2 Out)
S - D Lough
RBI - A Jones 2 (81), N Cruz (89), J Hardy 4 (50), J Paredes (3), R Flaherty 3 (24), C Joseph (24)
2-out RBI - J Paredes, R Flaherty 3, C Joseph
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lough 1, N Cruz 1, J Hardy 2, R Flaherty 3
GIDP - N Markakis, A Jones
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
DP - 2 (W Chen-J Hardy-C Davis, J Hardy-C Davis)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ricky NolascoDFP
(L, 5-10)
5.0 12 8 8 2 2 2 1.58 5.96
Anthony SwarzakDFP
1.0 3 3 3 1 1 1 1.34 4.30
Caleb ThielbarDFP
0.2 2 1 1 2 1 0 1.33 3.45
Aaron ThompsonDFP
1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 0.00

Baltimore

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Wei-Yin ChenDFP
(W, 14-4)
6.2 8 4 4 0 7 1 1.25 3.83
Brad BrachDFP
0.1 4 1 1 0 0 1 1.12 2.61
Brian MatuszDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.37 3.66
Ubaldo JiménezDFP
0.1 1 3 3 3 1 0 1.56 4.96
Tommy HunterDFP
0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.17 3.58
Zach BrittonDFP
(SV, 31)
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.84 1.90
Pitching
WP - B Brach
IBB - C Davis (by A Swarzak)
HBP - A Jones (by R Nolasco); C Davis (by R Nolasco)
Pitches-strikes - R Nolasco 93-60; A Swarzak 23-12; C Thielbar 22-8; A Thompson 12-8; W Chen 104-78; B Brach 18-12; B Matusz 17-11; U Jimenez 23-11; T Hunter 8-5; Z Britton 4-3
Ground balls-fly balls - R Nolasco 10-6; A Swarzak 2-2; C Thielbar 1-1; A Thompson 1-1; W Chen 7-7; B Brach 2-1; B Matusz 0-2; U Jimenez 1-0; T Hunter 1-0; Z Britton 1-0
Batters faced - R Nolasco 30; A Swarzak 7; C Thielbar 6; A Thompson 4; W Chen 27; B Brach 5; B Matusz 4; U Jimenez 5; T Hunter 1; Z Britton 1
Game Details
Game Time: 3:33.
Umpires: HP--Mike Muchlinski. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 87 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 40,905.