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Orioles homer three times but lose to Twins, 6-5, in split-squad game

Orioles homer three times but lose to Twins, 6-5, in split-squad game

Despite hitting three home runs Sunday, including back-to-back shots in the first inning, the Orioles lost to the Minnesota Twins, 6-5, before an announced crowd of 6,914 at Ed Smith Stadium. Orioles starter Miguel Gonzalez turned in his longest outing of the spring, lasting 5 2/3 innings and throwing 84 pitches, but he allowed five runs on seven hits and a walk. Gonzalez didn’t pitch badly, but he allowed a two-run homer to designated hitter Eric Fryer in the second and two more runs in the third. He left in the sixth with a runner on first and minor league pitcher David Hess gave up a two-run homer to Oswaldo Arcia to put the game out of reach. The Orioles scored three runs...

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