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Twins claim series with 9-2 victory, hit five more home runs against Orioles bullpen

Twins claim series with 9-2 victory, hit five more home runs against Orioles bullpen

Five home runs against Orioles relievers Saturday lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 9-2 win and their second series victory over Baltimore in a week.

C.J. Cron’s two-run shot off left-handed reliever Paul Fry in the sixth inning put the Twins ahead 3-2 and Max Kepler provided seventh-inning insurance by taking Tanner Scott deep. Marwin González snapped an 0-for-19 skid with an eighth-inning blast off Jimmy Yacabonis, who allowed back-to-back home runs to Jason Castro and Kepler later in the inning.

Of the team’s major league-high 69 home runs allowed, the Twins have hit 21, and the Orioles bullpen has surrendered 34. Entering play Saturday, 16 whole staffs had given up...

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