Found March 27, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The first spring start for Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada didn't go exactly how the Baltimore Orioles planned it -- not in length of appearance, and certainly not in the results. Wada gave up four runs and four hits in three innings during the Minnesota Twins' 5-0 victory Tuesday. Wada walked two, struck out three and was pulled from his abbreviated performance an inning before planned. Twins right-hander Anthony Swarzak, making his first start after four relief appearances, struck out three over 3 2-3 hitless innings. He retired the first eight batters before Rule 5 pick Ryan Flaherty walked in the third. Matt Wieters and Mark Reynolds walked with two outs in the fourth, and Swarzak was done for the day. The Orioles were hitless until Robert Andino doubled off Glen Perkins with one out in the eighth and was thrown out going for a triple. It was Baltimore's only hit of the game. Wada, who signed a two-year, 8.15 million contract over the wi...
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