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Scorecard: Baltimore 12, Twins 8

  • August 31, 2014 - 8:30 PM

THIRD INNING

Baltimore: Nelson Cruz hit a one-out homer to left-center off Twins starter Ricky Nolasco.Chris Davis doubled to right. J.J. Hardy walked.Jimmy Paredes fouled out to third. Ryan Flaherty hit a three-run homer to right.

Baltimore 4, Twins 0

 

FOURTH INNING

Twins: Brian Dozier singled to center off Baltimore starter Wei-Yin Chen. Joe Mauer struck out. Kennys Vargas struck out. Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer to left-center.

Baltimore 4, Twins 2

 

SIXTH INNING

Baltimore: Caleb Joseph singled to center. Nick Markakis walked, Joseph went to second. David Lough reached on a bunt single to catcher Eric Fryer, Joseph advanced to third and Markakis to second. Adam Jones doubled to left, scoring Joseph and Markakis and advancing Lough to third. Anthony Swarzak relieved Nolasco. Cruz grounded out to short. Davis was intentionally walked. Hardy hit a grand slam to left-center. Paredes struck out. Flaherty tripled to center. Joseph singled to center, scoring Flaherty.

Baltimore 11, Twins 2

 

SEVENTH INNING

Twins: Fryer hit a two-out double to left. Jordan Schafer singled to left, scoring Fryer. Brad Brach relieved Chen. Danny Santana hit a two-run homer to right.

Baltimore: Lough singled to right off reliever Caleb Thielbar. Jones lined out to right. Cruz walked, Lough went to second. Davis walked, loading the bases. Hardy struck out. Paredes singled to center, scoring Lough.

Baltimore 12, Twins 5

 

NINTH INNING

Twins: Reliever Ubaldo Jimenez walked Santana. Dozier doubled to left, Santana advanced to third. Mauer walked. Vargas struck out. Trevor Plouffe walked, scoring Santana; Dozier went to third, Mauer to second. Tommy Hunter relieved Jimenez. Chris Parmelee singled to right, scoring Dozier and Mauer.

Baltimore 12, Twins 8

 

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Santana cf 4 2 1 2 1 2 .313

Dozier 2b 5 2 3 0 0 1 .244

Mauer dh 4 1 1 0 1 1 .271

Vargas 1b 5 0 1 0 0 3 .309

Plouffe 3b 4 1 2 3 1 0 .254

Parmelee rf 5 0 3 2 0 1 .252

Nunez ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 .251

Fryer c 4 1 1 0 0 1 .212

Schafer lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .333

Totals 40 8 15 8 3 9

Baltimore AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Markakis rf 5 1 3 0 1 0 .281

Lough lf 5 2 3 0 0 0 .226

Jones cf 4 1 1 2 0 0 .286

Cruz dh 4 1 1 1 1 1 .254

Davis 1b 2 2 1 0 2 0 .190

Hardy ss 4 2 1 4 1 2 .282

Paredes 3b 5 0 2 1 0 1 .333

Flaherty 2b 5 2 2 3 0 1 .200

Joseph c 5 1 4 1 0 0 .240

Totals 39 12 18 12 5 5

Twins 000 200 303 — 8 15 1

Baltimore 004 007 10x — 12 18 0

E—Vargas (2). LOB—Twins 8, Baltimore 11. 2B—Dozier (31), Plouffe (39), Nunez (5), Fryer (3), Jones (26), Davis (15), Paredes (2). 3B—Flaherty (1). HR—Plouffe (12), off Chen; Santana (7), off Brach; Cruz (35), off Nolasco; Flaherty (6), off Nolasco; Hardy (9), off Swarzak. RBI—Santana 2 (36), Plouffe 3 (69), Parmelee 2 (24), Schafer (10), Jones 2 (81), Cruz (89), Hardy 4 (50), Paredes (3), Flaherty 3 (24), Joseph (24). SB—Schafer (11). S—Lough. DP—Twins 2, Baltimore 2.

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Nolasco L, 5-10 5 12 8 8 2 2 93 5.96

Swarzak 1 3 3 3 1 1 23 4.30

Thielbar 2/3 2 1 1 2 1 22 3.45

Thompson 1 1/3 1 0 0 0 1 12 0.00

BALTIMORE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Chen W, 14-4 6 2/3 8 4 4 0 7 104 3.83

Brach 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 18 2.61

Matusz 1 1 0 0 0 1 17 3.66

Jimenez 1/3 1 3 3 3 1 23 4.96

Hunter 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 3.58

Britton S, 31-34 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.90

Inherited runners-scored—Swarzak 2-2, Thompson 3-0, Brach 1-1, Matusz 1-0, Hunter 3-2, Britton 2-0. IBB—off Swarzak (Davis). HBP—by Nolasco (Jones,Davis). WP—Brach. Umpires—Home, Mike Muchlinski; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Andy Fletcher. T—3:33. A—40,905 (45,971).

 

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