Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - David Ortiz smacked a pair of homers
against his former team and accounted for six RBI, as the Boston Red Sox
topped the Minnesota Twins, 12-5, at Target Field.
Daniel Nava added a two-run blast and drove in three for the Red Sox, who won
their fourth straight game.
Ryan Dempster labored through 4 2/3 innings by throwing 127 pitches. The
right-hander allowed eight hits, six walks and five runs. Craig Breslow (1-0)
threw 1 2/3 shutout frames to get credit for the win.
Scott Diamond (3-4) yielded eight hits and six runs over 4 1/3 innings and
Pedro Florimon had a pair of RBI for the Twins, losers of four in a row.
Ortiz, who played his first six seasons in the majors for the Twins, is
hitting .332 with 15 homers and 43 RBI in 53 games against his former club.
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