O’s nip Twins 19 Jul 12

Adam Jones’ two-run homer in the first inning held up as the Orioles nipped the Twins, 2-1. Josh Willingham hit a solo homer in the fourth for Minnesota, which won the first two in the four-game series. Francisco Liriano struck out 10 over six innings, but allowed Jones’ blast to fall to 3-and-9. Cole De Vries will toe the rubber opposite Bruce Chen in this afternoon’s series finale. Catch all the action beginning at 12:30pm on 860 AM KNUJ.