Twins Blank Baltimore 5-0
The Twins defeated Baltimore 5-0 Tuesday afternoon with 5 pitchers combining on the 1-hit shutout. Baltimore broke up the no-hitter when Robert Andino doubled off Glen Perkins in the 8th inning. Anthony Swarzak threw 3 2/3 innings with 3 walks allowed and 3 strikeouts to get the win. Jamey Carroll was 1-3 with 2 RBIs and Justin Morneau added a RBI single.
Minnesota is 14-12 this spring and will play the Philadelphia Phillies in Fort Myers, Florida at 12:05 today, pregame on WJON at 12:00. The Twins optioned outfielder Joe Benson, catcher Rene Rivera, infielder Pedro Florimon and righthanded pitcher Jeff Manship to minor league camp.