The Twins lost 11-2 at home to the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night. Nick Blackburn returned to the starting rotation and was beaten badly. He allowed 8 hits and 5 earned runs in 3 innings to take the loss and drop to 0-2. Former Twin David Ortiz hit a long 2-run homerun off Blackburn in the 3rd inning and finished with 3 RBIs. Josh Beckett threw 6 innings with 2 earned runs allowed to get the win for Boston. Josh Willingham and 2 hits and 1 RBI and Denard Span was 2-4 for the Twins.