Orioles Rout Twins 11-2; Morneau Will Play Friday
Baltimore beat the Twins 11-2 Wednesday afternoon. Francisco Liriano allowed 5 hits and 6 runs in 1 2/3 innings for the Twins and takes the loss. Jim Hoey also got hit hard yesterday by the Orioles. He allowed 3 earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Denard Span had 2 hits for Minnesota and Luke Hughes hit his 3rd homerun this spring. The Twins are 6-5 and will host Toronto at 12:05 today, pregame on WJON at 12:00. First baseman Justin Morneau is expected to play for the Twins in their spring training game Friday against Boston.