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O's shut out Twins to take series

4:30 PM, May 12, 2013   |    comments
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Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Chris Davis hit a two-run homer and finished with three RBI, while Wei-Yin Chen tossed five strong innings before leaving with a right oblique strain as Baltimore blanked the Minnesota Twins, 6-0, in the rubber match of a three-game set at Target Field.

Adam Jones and Steve Pearce each hit solo home runs for the Orioles, who have won six of their last eight. Chris Snyder provided an RBI single in the victory.

Chen (3-3) allowed five hits and struck out three but appeared in pain following Eduardo Escobar's fifth-inning groundout. The Orioles, who already have an injury-shortened pitching staff, later announced the oblique injury for the 27-year-old Chen.

Joe Mauer extended his hitting streak to 11 games with two pokes, while starter Scott Diamond (3-3) took the loss after yielding all six runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings.

The Twins had won four of five coming into the series, but dropped two of three in the series.

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