Jake Arrieta just finished up his outing, holding the Minnesota Twins to one run through three innings. Arrieta allowed the lone run on Luke Hughes' long homer to left field with one out in the second inning.
Of the nine outs he got, five of them came via ground balls and two came via strikeouts. Arrieta threw 42 pitches, 26 for strikes.
Meanwhile, the Orioles knocked Twins ace Francisco Liriano out after just 1 2/3 innings. Liriano allowed six runs (five earned) on five hits and three walks.
In the Orioles' four-run first, Mark Reynolds hit a two-run double, Luke Scott had an RBI groundout and Nolan Reimold connected for an RBI single. They added two more in the second as Nick Markakis drew a two-out walk and scored on Adam Jones' double. An error on center fielder Denard Span, who missed Vladimir Guerrero's fly ball, allowed the Orioles' sixth run to score.
In the third inning, Scott broke his 0-for-13 slump Grapefruit League mark with a sharp single.
It remains 6-1 Orioles.
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