Found March 18, 2012 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
Well, I’d say the Twins got sufficient revenge from the beatdown the other day in Fort Myers. At the plate:
  • The Pirates were hitless until the eighth inning. Brandon Boggs broke up the impending no-no with a single, and was thrown out trying to stretch it into a double.
  • Twins starter Francisco Liriano struck out six in five innings.
On the mound:
  • Charlie Morton had a rough day, allowing five runs in the second. There were some unlucky bloops/grounders along with some bad defense mixed in, but he didn’t seem sharp. He did pitch a clean 1st and 3rd.
  • Evan Meek, Juan Cruz, Jared Hughes, and Tony Watson all pitched scoreless innings.
  • Chris Leroux and Tim Wood combined for a dreadful eighth in which the Twins scored five more runs.
Box score link Spring record: 6-9 Next: Tuesday, at Yankees, 7:05 ©2012 Raise the Jolly Roger. All Rights Reserved..

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