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Twins rout Orioles, 19-7
By DAVE CAMPBELL
AP Sports Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denard Span had three hits and five RBIs plus two highlight-reel catches in center field to help the Minnesota Twins stop their five-game losing streak and beat the Baltimore Orioles 19-7 on Monday night.
Ben Revere made two remarkable running grabs himself in right field to go with four hits and three RBIs, Joe Mauer homered and drove in two runs and Justin Morneau had four of Minnesota’s 20 hits.
Chris Tillman (1-1) gave up seven runs in the first and didn’t finish the inning, the shortest appearance by an Orioles starter this season. Six of the runs were unearned, due an untimely two-out error by first baseman Mark Reynolds.
Reynolds hit a three-run homer off Scott Diamond (8-3), but the Twins starter won his third straight decision.