The scoreboard Wednesday at Fenway Park resembled a football score, but it was indeed the score from a baseball game. That was thanks in large part to the first two innings the Minnesota Twins put together in Wednesday's 15-8 win over Boston.
In the first two innings combined, the Twins scored a total of 11 runs on nine hits. That included four doubles and two home runs a two-run shot by Ryan Doumit in the first inning and a solo homer by Pedro Florimon to lead off the second.
On top of that, Minnesota showed a knack for driving in runs with two outs in the first and second innings. Of the 11 runs scored, seven of them came with two outs. The Twins went through the lineup twice, and leadoff hitter Jamey Carroll batted three times in two innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk and a run scored.
Every player reached base at least once in the first two innings. Like Carroll, left fielder Josh Willingham did not have a hit in those innings but did reach base on a walk and also scored o...