Melvin Mora hit his first homer of the season and Aubrey Huff drove in a run, but it wasn't enough to top the Twins' small ball. Orioles starter Daniel Cabrera gave up three earned runs on six hits in seven innings, striking out nine and walking four.
Jason Bartlett delivered the go-ahead RBI in the Twins' win over the Orioles. Michael Cuddyer and Luis Castillo pushed across Minnesota's first two runs, and Boof Bonser held Baltimore to two runs on three hits in six innings.
BATTING TB: Castillo 2; Punto; Mauer 2; Morneau; Bartlett. RBI: Castillo (1), Bartlett (1). 2-out RBI: Castillo. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer; Punto 2; Hunter. GIDP: Hunter; Cuddyer. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Tyner (2, 2nd base off Cabrera/Castillo), Bartlett (1, 2nd base off Cabrera/Castillo), Castillo (1, 2nd base off Cabrera/Castillo), Hunter (1, 2nd base off Cabrera/Castillo), Mauer (1, 2nd base off Walker/Castillo).