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Twins 5, Red Sox 0

First win out of the way, now we're free to go 162-0.

For the second night in a row the Twins put together solid pitching performances.  Carl Pavano went two innings, and managed to evade damage while surrending a hit and a pair of walks.  Seven relief pitchers combined for eight scoreless innings, throwing an inning apiece.  Rob Delaney's one inning made for some excitement, as he balanced a pair of hits with a pair of strikeouts.  Aside from Pavano, no Minnesota pitcher walked a batter.

Jon Rauch, Matt Guerrier and Clay Condrey each pitched perfect innings.

At the plate the Twins shot out of the game early, scoring four of their five runs in the first inning.  Justin Morneau's two-run double started the scoring, with Michael Cuddyer and Delmon Young also picking up an RBI in the inning.  Alexi Casilla added the final RBI in the sixth when he drove in Danny Rams, following Rams' double.

Cuddyer had a multi-hit afternoon with two hits; Denard Span, Morneau, Chris Parmelee (a double), Rams, Juan Portes and Casilla also picked up a hit each.  Orlando Hudson (in addition to a nice defensive play early on), Matt Tolbert, Joe Mauer and Brian Dinkelman each drew a free pass.