Twins, Liriano Rout Pirates 10-0
The Twins downed Pittsburgh 10-0 Sunday afternoon in exhibition play in Florida. Francisco Liriano threw 5 no-hit shutout innings with 6 strikeouts and 1 walk to get the win. Jamey Carroll went 2-3 with 2 RBIs and a run scored and both Joe Benson and Trevor Plouffe each had 2 hits, a run and 1 RBI for the Twins. Prospect Brian Dozier hit a solo homerun for Minnesota.
The Twins are 10-8 this spring and will play Boston in Fort Myers, Florida today at 12:35, pregame on WJON at 12:30.