Jupiter, FL (Sports Network) - Pedro Florimon knocked in a pair of runs and
Drew Butera had two hits, one RBI and scored twice as the Minnesota Twins
edged the Miami Marlins, 8-7, in Grapefruit League action on Friday.
Jamey Carroll went 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored once and Aaron Hicks added
an RBI and scored once for the Twins, who moved to 5-2 in exhibition games
Tim Wood earned the win after tossing a perfect fifth inning and Luis
Perdomo picked up the save despite giving up two runs in the ninth. Vance
Worley, who was acquired from Philadelphia in the offseason, got the start and
allowed four runs -- three earned -- on six hits over two innings.
Kevin Kouzmanoff hit a two-run homer, Juan Pierre had two hits and an RBI and
Donald Solano had two hits and drove in a run for the Marlins, who also got an
RBI from Giancarlo Stanton.
Steve Cishek was saddled with the loss after allowing three runs -- two earned
-- on four hits over 1 2/3 innings. Henderson Alvarez started for Miami and
allowed three runs on six hits over two innings.
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