The Twins tied Tampa Bay 6-6 in an exhibition game Monday afternoon in Florida.  Danny Valencia went 3-4 with a homerun and 2 RBIs and Luke Hughes hit a solo homerun for Minnesota.  Francisco Liriano threw 5 innings with 7 hits and 1 earned run allowed with 7 strikeouts and 1 walk for the Twins.

Minnesota is 18-14 this spring and will play Tampa Bay at 12:05 today in Fort Myers, Florida, pregame on WJON at 12:00.

Justin Morneau acknowledged that he'll start the season as the designated hitter.  Chris Parmelee will see most of the at-bats at first base for the Twins.